flash·​gun | \ ˈflash-ˌgən How to pronounce flashgun (audio) \

Definition of flashgun

: a device for producing a bright flash of light for photography

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A kit including the K-m, an 18-55mm DA-L lens and a separate flashgun will cost $700. Charlie Sorrel, WIRED, "Pentax Aims New DSLR at Beginners," 22 Sep. 2008

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First Known Use of flashgun

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flashgun was in 1925

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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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