English to Afrikaans Meaning :: firefly

Firefly :
vuurvliegie
- vuurvliegie

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Noun(1) tropical American click beetle having bright luminous spots(2) nocturnal beetle common in warm regions having luminescent abdominal organs

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(1) The firefly 's light is only visible for an instant.(2) The light from the firefly is an example of phosphorescence.(3) 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.(4) Triggered by dusk's fading daylight, male fireflies lift off into the air and begin their courtship.(5) We were guided as we went by millions of fireflies whose flashing marked the banks like landing lights on an airstrip.
Related Words
(1) fire fly ::
vuur vlieg
Synonyms
Noun
1. lightning bug ::
weerlig fout
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He begged the Fox network
not to cancel <i>Firefly.</i>

He begged the Fox network not to cancel Firefly.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 21


♪ I\'d be <i>Firefly, Buffy</i> and
<i>Avengers</i> without Joss Whedon ♪

♪ I'd be Firefly, Buffy and Avengers without Joss Whedon ♪

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 6


Kind of like when
<i>Firefly</i> was cancelled.

Kind of like when Firefly was cancelled.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 17


<i>He owns Fox
and they cancelled Firefly.</i>

He owns Fox and they cancelled Firefly.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 15


<i>Firefly</i> did a movie to wrap things up.

Firefly did a movie to wrap things up.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 21


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