flash bulb


flash bulb
noun (C) a small bulb (=a bright light) used when you take photographs indoors or when it is dark outside

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • flash|bulb — «FLASH BUHLB», noun. an electric bulb which gives out a brilliant flash of light for a very short time; photoflash lamp. It is used in taking photographs indoors or at night. It consists of a glass bulb containing a wire filament and aluminum or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flash bulb — n a small object that produces a bright light, used when taking photographs indoors or when there is not much light …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flash bulb — noun a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph • Syn: ↑flash, ↑photoflash, ↑flash lamp, ↑flashgun, ↑flashbulb • Hypernyms: ↑lamp, ↑photographic equipment …   Useful english dictionary

  • flash bulb — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flash bulb : singular flash bulb plural flash bulbs a small light bulb fixed to a camera that produces a flash of light for taking a photograph. Most cameras now have electronic flashes …   English dictionary

  • flash bulb — bulb which works for a very short period of time but gives off a dazzling light (used for taking photographs) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flash·bulb — /ˈflæʃˌbʌlb/ noun, pl bulbs [count] : an electric bulb that produces a very bright flash of light for taking photographs compare ↑flash 5, 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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