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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.
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A glass bulb containing a fine metal filament (usually magnesium) that could be ignited electrically to give a brief, intense flash of light for exposing photographic film.
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|Noun||1.||flash bulb - 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
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