synchroflash

synchroflash

[sing-kruh-flash]
adjective
of or pertaining to photography employing a device that synchronizes the photoflash with the shutter.

Origin:
1935–40; synchro- + flash

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synchroflash (ˈsɪŋkrəʊˌflæʃ)
 
n
a mechanism in a camera that enables the shutter to be fully open while the light from a flashbulb or electronic flash is at its brightest

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