[foh-tuh-fluhd lamp or foh-tuh-fluhd]
- an incandescent tungsten lamp in which high intensity is obtained by overloading voltage: used in photography, television, etc.
Origin of photoflood lamp
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- a highly incandescent tungsten lamp used as an artificial light source for indoor photography, television, etc. The brightness is obtained by operating with higher than normal current