flashgun flashgun  /f ˈlæʃ ɡən/


  • (n) a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph


  1. At Beacon Hill social gatherings, Henderson seems anything but a shrewd businessman as he lopes about snapping flashgun pictures of his fellow guests or sits down at the piano .
  2. But in recent months, largely in anticipation of a flashgun reception for the new compact Instamatics, investors have pushed up Eastman-Kodak's stock from 72 to an alltime high .


  • "To get the job done, I bring two camera bodies (of the same model), four 8GB memory cards, nine lenses ranging from 14mm fisheye to 840mm super telephoto, several filters, one flashgun, one tripod, camera and flash batteries, battery chargers and a...
    on Oct 5, 2009 By: Darren Heath Source: AsiaOne

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