photoflood

noun

pho·​to·​flood ˈfō-tō-ˌfləd How to pronounce photoflood (audio)
: an electric lamp that provides intense sustained illumination for taking photographs

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of photoflood was in 1933

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Cite this Entry

“Photoflood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photoflood. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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