Definition of flashgun in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈflaSHˌɡən/


A device that gives a brief flash of intense light, used for taking photographs indoors or in poor light.
Example sentences
  • I make 30 exposures, my flashguns lighting up the fray, a turmoil of thrashing tails and boiling sand.
  • It is best to carry electrical or electronic items as hand luggage, including lamps, cameras, flashguns, computers and even batteries.
  • As usual please bring your cameras, tripods, flashguns, etc for what promises to be a most informative and enjoyable session.

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Syllabification: flash·gun

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