photoflood lamp

an incandescent tungsten lamp in which high intensity is obtained by overloading voltage: used in photography, television, etc.
Also, photoflood.

photo- + flood Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To photoflood
World English Dictionary
photoflood (ˈfəʊtəʊˌflʌd)
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

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature