Definition of Flash bulb

1. Noun. A lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph.

Exact synonyms: Flash, Flash Lamp, Flashbulb, Flashgun, Photoflash
Group relationships: Flash Camera
Generic synonyms: Lamp, Photographic Equipment



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flash Bulb

flarier
flariest
flarimeter
flaring
flaringly
flary
flaser
flasers
flash-ball
flash-forward
flash-freeze
flash-frozen
flash back
flash blindness
flash bulb (current term)
flash burn
flash camera
flash card
flash cards
flash dispersal
flash drive
flash drives
flash evaporator
flash fiction
flash fictions
flash flood
flash floods
flash frame

Literary usage of Flash bulb

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of Amateur Photography (1911)
"Press the shutter bulb first, followed by the flash bulb next, then release the shutter bulb—closing the shutter. By practicing this a little no difficulty ..."

2. Landscapes of Samos: A Countryside Guide by Brian Anderson, Eileen Anderson (2002)
"We made ourselves at home, then later ventured to the piano-bar, but finding it stuffed with a gaudy group of champagne-swilling, flash-bulb popping smokers ..."

3. Fallen Sparrows: The International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War by Michael W. Jackson (1994)
"As if dazed by the explosion of a large flash bulb, the government did not respond. A collapse was the most likely result. But as hours and days passed, ..."

4. Family Words: The Dictionary for People Who Don't Know a Frone from a Brinkle by Paul Dickson (1998)
"To be blinded by light, as when the lights are turned on in a dark room or a flash bulb is exploded unexpectedly. Created by two English teachers attempting ..."

5. Venice & North-East Italy edited by Chris Gill, Fiona Duncan, Leonie Glass (2000)
"We made ourselves at home, then later ventured to the piano-bar, but finding it stuffed with a gaudy group of champagne-swilling, flash-bulb popping smokers ..."

6. Seaville: A Blue Water Adventure by Richard Miller (2004)
"... was checking the camera and inserting a flash bulb . Push the door open. No one in front but a longshoreman in a beret and the barman and a British ..."

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