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flashgun

[flash-guhn] /ˈflæʃˌgʌn/
noun, Photography
1.
a device that simultaneously discharges a flashbulb and operates a camera shutter.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; flash + gun1
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  • But with film or pixels, a flashgun is a harsh and ugly thing.

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