noun Date: 1930 flash 6f(2)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • photoflash — fotoblyksnis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. photoflash vok. Photoblitz, m rus. фотовспышка, f pranc. éclair, m; photo flash, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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  • photoflash — n. flashbulb; bright lamp that is used in photography …   English contemporary dictionary

  • photoflash — A device used in night photography. It is a pyrotechnic cartridge, which produces brief but very intense illumination. The device is no longer in use. Also known as a photo bomb or a flash bomb …   Aviation dictionary

  • photoflash — pho·to·flash …   English syllables

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

  • Photoflash Battery — Photoflash Cell (battery) A specialized zinc carbon cell optimized to provide a high current output for a short duration of time, such as required to fire a flashbulb. Service life for this battery in flashlight service was short, since… …   Wikipedia

  • photoflash photography — photoflash photography, photography with the aid of flashbulbs …   Useful english dictionary

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