flashcube

[ flash-kyoob ]
/ ˈflæʃˌkyub /

noun

a cube, for attaching to a camera, that contains a flashbulb in each vertical side and rotates automatically for taking four flash pictures in succession.

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Origin of flashcube

First recorded in 1960–65; flash + cube1
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