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speed light

noun, Photography
an electronic flash lamp.
Also called speed flash, speed lamp.
Origin of speed light
1895-1900 for earlier sense Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Low-intensity sound can get past your ear the same way that high-speed light can get past your eye.
  • The flangeway filler used to service low speed light rail trains at railroad crossings provides a good access solution.

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