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flash lamp

n.
An electric lamp for producing a high-intensity light of very short duration for use in photography.

flash′ lamp`

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n.
a lamp for providing momentary illumination of the subject of a photograph.
[1885–90]

Flash lamp

An assembly holding a Flash bulb, a light reflector, and a switch, battery, and wiring necessary for igniting the flash bulb. The flash lamp had no provision for synchronizing the light flash with the camera shutter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Flash lamp - a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photographflash lamp - 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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