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flash·bulb

or flash bulb  (flăsh′bŭlb′)
n.
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.

flashbulb

(ˈflæʃˌbʌlb)
n
(Photography) photog a small expendable glass light bulb formerly used to produce a bright flash of light. Also called: photoflash Compare electronic flash

flash′bulb`

or flash′ bulb`,



n.
a glass bulb, filled with oxygen and aluminum or zirconium wire or foil, that when electrically ignited illuminates a photographic subject momentarily.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flashbulb - a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photographflashbulb - 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
Translations

flashbulb

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flashbulb

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