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[flash-buhlb] /ˈflæʃˌbʌlb/

noun, Photography.
a glass , filled with oxygen and aluminum or zirconium wire or foil, which, when ignited electrically, burns with a brilliant to provide momentary illumination of a subject.
(photog) a small expendable glass light bulb formerly used to produce a bright flash of light Also called photoflash Compare electronic flash


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