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hot shoe

noun, Photography.
a bracket on a camera body that provides support and electrical contact for an electronic flash attachment.
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First recorded in 1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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hot shoe

(photog) an accessory shoe on a camera through which electrical contact is made to an electronic flash device
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