Definición de firefly en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

firefly

Pronunciación: /ˈfī(ə)rˌflī/

sustantivo (plural fireflies)

Imagen de firefly
A soft-bodied beetle related to the glowworm, the winged male and flightless female of which both have luminescent organs. The light is chiefly produced as a signal between the sexes, especially in flashes.
  • Family Lampyridae: many species
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Later lab experiments showed that by flashing an artificial light at a firefly you could speed up its rhythm, you could slow it down, make it flash a little later than it would otherwise.
  • We were guided as we went by millions of fireflies whose flashing marked the banks like landing lights on an airstrip.
  • The firefly's light is only visible for an instant.

For editors and proofreaders

División en sílabas: fire·fly

Compartir esta entrada
 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.