flash lamp

or flash·lamp

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noun Photography.

a lamp for providing momentary illumination of the subject of a photograph.

Nearby words

  1. flash eliminator,
  2. flash fiction,
  3. flash flood,
  4. flash gun,
  5. flash in the pan,
  6. flash memory,
  7. flash method,
  8. flash mob,
  9. flash photography,
  10. flash photolysis

Origin of flash lamp

First recorded in 1885–90

Also called flash.

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