photoflood

photoflood lamp

[foh-tuh-fluhd]
noun
an incandescent tungsten lamp in which high intensity is obtained by overloading voltage: used in photography, television, etc.
Also, photoflood.


Origin:
photo- + flood

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photoflood (ˈfəʊtəʊˌflʌd)
 
n
a highly incandescent tungsten lamp used as an artificial light source for indoor photography, television, etc. The brightness is obtained by operating with higher than normal current

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