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English definition of “flashbulb”

flashbulb

noun [C]     /ˈflæʃ.bʌlb/
a small electric light that can be fixed to a camera and makes a bright flash so that photographs can be taken inside or when it is darkPhotography
(Definition of flashbulb noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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