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Pronunciation: (flash'bulb"), [key]
n. Photog.
a glass bulb, filled with oxygen and aluminum or zirconium wire or foil, which, when ignited electrically, burns with a brilliant flash to provide momentary illumination of a subject. Also,flash' bulb".Also called flash.

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