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flashcube

Syllabification: flash·cube
Pronunciation: /ˈflaSHˌkyo͞ob
 
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Definition of flashcube in English:

noun

dated
A set of four flashbulbs arranged in a cube and operated in turn.
Example sentences
  • It was a blur of revolving red lights on idling cars, and stern blue-uniformed men, and flashcubes popping everywhere.
  • Thousands of flashcubes popped for these and other daring routings.
  • ‘The theft of a twelve-million dollar painting by Vermeer,’ said the officer sternly, and all three Californians blinked as a flashcube went off in their faces.

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