synchroflash

[ sing-kruh-flash ]
/ ˈsɪŋ krəˌflæʃ /

adjective

of or relating to photography employing a device that synchronizes the photoflash with the shutter.

Origin of synchroflash

First recorded in 1935–40; synchro- + flash
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British Dictionary definitions for synchroflash

synchroflash

/ (ˈsɪŋkrəʊˌflæʃ) /

noun

a mechanism in a camera that enables the shutter to be fully open while the light from a flashbulb or electronic flash is at its brightest

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