or less commonly flashtube\ˈflash-ˌt(y)üb \
plural flash tubes also flashtubes
Definition of flash tube
: a gas discharge tube that produces very brief intense flashes of light and is used especially in photography
Examples of flash tube in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebPratt and his wife, Heidi Montag, are a couple whose bond was forged in the crucible of a paparazzo’s flashtube.
Troy Patterson, The New Yorker, 17 July 2019
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