flashcube
noun Date: 1965 a cubical device incorporating four flashbulbs

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  • flashcube — ☆ flashcube [flash′kyo͞ob΄ ] n. a rotating cube with a flashbulb in each of its four sides, used with certain flash cameras …   English World dictionary

  • Flashcube — Eine Blitzlichtbirne ist ein mit Magnesiumdraht oder Magnesiumfolie und einem sauerstoffhaltigem Gas gefüllter Glaskolben mit herausgeführten Stromanschlüssen, der zum Erzeugen eines Lichtblitzes dient. Blitzlichtbirne „Photoflux“ von Philips mit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • flashcube — /flash kyoohb /, n. a cube, for attaching to a camera, that contains a flashbulb in each vertical side and rotates automatically for taking four flash pictures in succession. [1960 65; FLASH + CUBE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • flashcube — noun A rotating cube containing a flashbulb in each of four sides …   Wiktionary

  • flashcube — n. type of flashbulb attached to certain cameras …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flashcube — flash•cube [[t]ˈflæʃˌkyub[/t]] n. pht a rotating cube attached to a camera that contains a flashbulb in four faces • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • flashcube — /ˈflæʃkjub/ (say flashkyoohb) noun a camera attachment consisting of four flashbulbs contained in a cube, which turns so that four photographs can be taken without reloading. {trademark} …   Australian English dictionary

  • flashcube — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a plastic cube containing four flashbulbs that fits into the top of a camera and revolves after each shot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flash (photography) — The furious wing action of a Hummingbird Hawk moth is frozen by flash. The flash has given the foreground more illumination than the background. See Inverse square law A flash is a device used in photography producing a flash of artificial light… …   Wikipedia

  • Blitzbirne — Eine Blitzlichtbirne ist ein mit Magnesiumdraht oder Magnesiumfolie und einem sauerstoffhaltigem Gas gefüllter Glaskolben mit herausgeführten Stromanschlüssen, der zum Erzeugen eines Lichtblitzes dient. Blitzlichtbirne „Photoflux“ von Philips mit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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