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flash lamp

noun, Photography
a lamp for providing momentary illumination of the subject of a photograph.
Also, flashlamp.
Also called flash.
Origin of flash lamp
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Having obtained dry matches and materials to make a flash lamp, he intended to escape and warn the new team before it landed.

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