Share this entry

Share this page

flash lamp

Line breaks: flash lamp

Definition of flash lamp in English:

noun

A portable flashing electric lamp such as a flashgun.
Example sentences
  • The previous unattractive ambience was immediately replaced by dazzling lights, flickering flash lamps, heart stirring music, applause and admiring looks.
  • After the power cut people were in the station with flash lamps and candles, things were slowly working away.
  • The total energy emitted by a typical mobile phone transmitter is about the same as the total energy, light energy, emitted by a flash lamp.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day orthoepy
Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words