flashbulb

(redirected from flash bulb)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to flash bulb: flash lamp, Flashbulb memory

flashbulb

Photog a small expendable glass light bulb formerly used to produce a bright flash of light
References in periodicals archive ?
I found envelopes full of pictures of late-night car crash scenes harshly lit by flash bulbs.
As I foretold, however, he did not have a very easy race, which is entirely his own fault, as he was pulling Pat Taaffe out of the saddle till he was given his head three fences out, where he went to the front to win by 15 lengths from Flash Bulb.
Flyingbolt had a reasonable excuse, as he had won the Two-Mile Champion Chase the previous day with Haine on the distant runner-up, Flash Bulb.
Accept gratefully, but do remember to take the film and flash bulb, because he won't have them and will slip out to make the purchases just as you have lost the first five children, someone is being sick and someone else is announcing they have a serious nut allergy.
Uma's top isn't transparent until you lean forward and put your breasts near a flash bulb.
The tiny Scots presenter, below, who has a reputation for stripping at the hint of a flash bulb, looks over-dressed compared to some of these other lovelies.
He described how the grenades were made from pet food cans, steel tubes, a flash bulb and a packet of digestive biscuits.
It's actually a fair shout, catwalk shows are hectic, loud and involve hundreds of flash bulbs.