flashcube

noun
flash·​cube | \ ˈflash-ˌkyüb How to pronounce flashcube (audio) \

Definition of flashcube

: a cubical device incorporating four flashbulbs

Examples of flashcube in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These were the dark days of telephone booths (and long distance charges), rabbit-ear TV antennas wrapped with tinfoil to enhance reception, and cameras with flashcubes perched on top. Southern Living, 2 July 2018 These were the dark days of telephone booths (and long distance charges), rabbit-ear TV antennas wrapped with tinfoil to enhance reception, and cameras with flashcubes perched on top. Southern Living, 2 July 2018 How about the mysterious man who stepped just inside the turnstiles at a 125th Street station one day in October 1988 with a pipe bomb under each arm, four small batteries and two flashcubes for triggers? Jim Dwyer, New York Times, 11 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of flashcube

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Flashcube.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flashcube. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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