photoflood lamp

photoflood lamp
noun

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/foh"teuh flud'/
an incandescent tungsten lamp in which high intensity is obtained by overloading voltage: used in photography, television, etc. Also, photoflood.
[PHOTO- + FLOOD]

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phoˈtoflood or photoflood lamp noun
An incandescent lamp with a tungsten filament designed to run at a higher temperature but with a shorter life so that its emission spectrum more closely matches sunlight
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  • photoflood lamp — /foh teuh flud / an incandescent tungsten lamp in which high intensity is obtained by overloading voltage: used in photography, television, etc. Also, photoflood. [PHOTO + FLOOD] * * * …   Universalium

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  • photoflood lamp — /ˈfoʊtoʊflʌd læmp/ (say fohtohflud lamp) noun an incandescent tungsten lamp, in which high intensity is obtained by overloading the voltage …   Australian-English dictionary

  • photoflood lamp — light used in photography …   English contemporary dictionary

  • photoflood — [fōt′ōflud΄, fōt′əflud΄] adj. Photog. designating, of, or using a high intensity electric lamp or light used for sustained illumination n. a photoflood bulb, lamp, etc. * * * pho·to·flood (fōʹtō flŭd ) n. A reusable electric lamp that produces a… …   Universalium

  • photoflood — [fɔtoflɔd] adj. et n. m. ÉTYM. V. 1966; angl. photoflood (lamp) av. 1966; de photo (→ Photo ), et flood, n., d après flood lamp, 1916, littéralt « lampe qui inonde (de lumière) ». ❖ ♦ Techn. (photogr., cin.). Syn. de flood. Adj. invar. || Lampes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • photoflood — noun A lamp that produces a broad beam of continuous bright light; used to illuminate a photographic subject Syn: photoflood lamp …   Wiktionary

  • photoflood — [fōt′ōflud΄, fōt′əflud΄] adj. Photog. designating, of, or using a high intensity electric lamp or light used for sustained illumination n. a photoflood bulb, lamp, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Overrun [photoflood] lamp — Перекальная лампа …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • photoflood — noun Date: 1933 an electric lamp that provides intense sustained illumination for taking photographs …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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