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flash·bulbor flash bulb (flăsh′bŭlb′)
A glass bulb filled with finely shredded aluminum or magnesium foil that is ignited by electricity to produce a short-duration high-intensity light flash for taking photographs. Also called photoflash.
(Photography) photog a small expendable glass light bulb formerly used to produce a bright flash of light. Also called: photoflash Compare electronic flash
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a glass bulb, filled with oxygen and aluminum or zirconium wire or foil, that when electrically ignited illuminates a photographic subject momentarily.
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|Noun||1.||flashbulb - a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph|
flash camera - a camera with a photoflash attachment
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
photographic equipment - equipment used by a photographer