photoflood
noun Date: 1933 an electric lamp that provides intense sustained illumination for taking photographs

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  • photoflood — [fɔtoflɔd] adj. et n. m. ÉTYM. V. 1966; angl. photoflood (lamp) av. 1966; de photo (→ Photo ), et flood, n., d après flood lamp, 1916, littéralt « lampe qui inonde (de lumière) ». ❖ ♦ Techn. (photogr., cin.). Syn. de flood. Adj. invar. || Lampes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • photoflood — [fōt′ōflud΄, fōt′əflud΄] adj. Photog. designating, of, or using a high intensity electric lamp or light used for sustained illumination n. a photoflood bulb, lamp, etc. * * * pho·to·flood (fōʹtō flŭd ) n. A reusable electric lamp that produces a… …   Universalium

  • photoflood — [fōt′ōflud΄, fōt′əflud΄] adj. Photog. designating, of, or using a high intensity electric lamp or light used for sustained illumination n. a photoflood bulb, lamp, etc …   English World dictionary

  • photoflood — noun A lamp that produces a broad beam of continuous bright light; used to illuminate a photographic subject Syn: photoflood lamp …   Wiktionary

  • Photoflood — Осветитель, используемый в фотопроцессах …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • photoflood — pho·to·flood s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} lampada da fotografia con specchio incorporato che consente di ottenere un fascio di luce ampio e uniforme {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: comp. di photo 2foto e flood inondazione …   Dizionario italiano

  • photoflood — pho·to·flood …   English syllables

  • photoflood — noun light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography • Syn: ↑flood, ↑floodlight, ↑flood lamp • Derivationally related forms: ↑floodlight (for: ↑floodlight) …   Useful english dictionary

  • photoflood lamp — noun see photoflood * * * /foh teuh flud / an incandescent tungsten lamp in which high intensity is obtained by overloading voltage: used in photography, television, etc. Also, photoflood. [PHOTO + FLOOD] * * * phoˈtoflood or photoflood lamp noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • photoflood lamp — /foh teuh flud / an incandescent tungsten lamp in which high intensity is obtained by overloading voltage: used in photography, television, etc. Also, photoflood. [PHOTO + FLOOD] * * * …   Universalium

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