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hot shoe

Syllabification: hot shoe

Definition of hot shoe in English:

noun

Photography
A socket on a camera with direct electrical contacts for an attached flashgun or other accessory.
Example sentences
  • The mistake that most people make is that they leave the flash in the hot shoe of the camera.
  • A tripod mount, a flash hot shoe, and the fact that it was the colour of Bird's custard were all added bonuses.
  • A hot shoe is needed to attach an external flash to the top of a camera.

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