Definitions

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  • noun photography A lamp that emits a brief flash of bright light; used to take photographs in a dark environment
  • noun photography A flashbulb

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph

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Examples

  • He thinks of Pearl Harbor, just under ten years ago, he was in New York that day as well, and the news seemed to shimmer in the air, everything in photoflash, plain objects hot and charged.

    Underworld

  • Or it would power a single flash from a mid-size photoflash, perhaps ten from a small flash attachment.

    The Big Mo

  • He thinks of Pearl Harbor, just under ten years ago, he was in New York that day as well, and the news seemed to shimmer in the air, everything in photoflash, plain objects hot and charged.

    Underworld

  • He thinks of Pearl Harbor, just under ten years ago, he was in New York that day as well, and the news seemed to shimmer in the air, everything in photoflash, plain objects hot and charged.

    Underworld

  • For groups examined at shock levels above 100 V, the foot shock was so potent that a photoflash was ineffective in producing RA.

    Red Ice Creations

  • In the cosmic ray example, a better indication would be that it has an energy similar to what is required for a photoflash on a camera.

    Meteor Crater

  • In the cosmic ray example, a better indication would be that it has an energy similar to what is required for a photoflash on a camera.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • The words were caught in a firework of photoflash, and her picture appeared on the cover of Celebrity Ferrets, her question turned large type below.

    Rescue Ferrets at Sea

  • Advantage of this effect is taken in a photoflash device and in some spot-welding equipment.

    6. Electrical Field

  • Every few minutes the whole landscape seems to explode, as if a giant photoflash has gone off above it.

    2010 Odyssey Two

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