Definition of hot shoe in English:

hot shoe

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  • A socket on a camera with direct electrical contacts for an attached flashgun or other accessory.
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    • 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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