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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

flash′bulb`(n.)

or flash′ bulb`

  1. a glass bulb, filled with oxygen and aluminum or zirconium wire or foil, that when electrically ignited illuminates a photographic subject momentarily.

    Category: Photography

Origin of flashbulb:

1930–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flash, photoflash, flash lamp, flashgun, flashbulb, flash bulb(noun)

    a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph

Wiktionary

  1. flashbulb(Noun)

    A glass bulb, filled with finely shredded magnesium, that emitted a short, intense flash of light when ignited by electricity; could be used only once

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