from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See flashbulb.
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- n. A lamp that emits a brief flash of bright light; used to take photographs in a dark environment
- n. A flashbulb
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- n. a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
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For groups examined at shock levels above 100 V, the foot shock was so potent that a photoflash was ineffective in producing RA.
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.
Or it would power a single flash from a mid-size photoflash, perhaps ten from a small flash attachment.
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.
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.
Advantage of this effect is taken in a photoflash device and in some spot-welding equipment.
Every few minutes the whole landscape seems to explode, as if a giant photoflash has gone off above it.
It enables exposure times of 0.3 millionth of a second (300 nanoseconds) - much faster than conventional photoflash units (50 microseconds) and industrial stroboscope lamps (one microsecond).
The photoflash business remains in discontinued operations.
Use the sulfate bomb, electric bomb, or photoflash bomb.