Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small cube that contains four flashbulbs and that rotates automatically to the next unused bulb when a picture is taken with the camera to which it is attached.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A rotating cube containing a flashbulb in each of four sides

Etymologies

From flash +‎ cube. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She put the little flashcube into the top of the camera, dropped in the film and closed the back.

    The New Yorker Stories

  • Donations can be made in Cale or Kathleen Darling's name at local Global Credit Union branches, inside Yoke's grocery stores on Road 68 in Pasco and 27th Avenue in Kennewick, and in the flashcube building on Clearwater Avenue in Kennewick.

    The News Tribune Blogs

  • These include the flashcube (1965), the automated teller machine

    Nano Tech Wire

  • It’s this way, Man: drop in the film, get yourself a flashcube.

    3 – March – 2009 – The Bleat.

  • Over the years, the R&D 100 Awards have recognized winning products with such household names as Polacolor film (1963), the flashcube (1965), the automated teller machine (1973), the halogen lamp (1974), the fax machine (1975), the liquid crystal display (1980), the printer

    Research & Development Today's News

  • These include the flashcube (1965), the automated teller machine (1973), the halogen lamp (1974), the fax machine (1975), the liquid crystal display (1980), the printer

    PR.com Press Releases

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