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flash bomb

[′flash ‚bäm]
(engineering)
A bomb that illuminates the ground for night aerial photography.
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photoflash

A device used in night photography. It is a pyrotechnic cartridge, which produces brief but very intense illumination. The device is no longer in use. Also known as a photo bomb or a flash bomb.
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