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.
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(1) fire fly ::
vuur vlieg
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1. lightning bug ::
weerlig fout
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