flashlamp

noun
flash·​lamp | \ ˈflash-ˌlamp How to pronounce flashlamp (audio) \

Definition of flashlamp

: a lamp for producing a brief but intense flash of light (as for taking photographs)

First Known Use of flashlamp

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Flashlamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flashlamp. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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