Entry from British & World English dictionary
A portable flashing electric lamp such as a flashgun.
- 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.
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