TERMIUM Plus®

The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

LAMPE-FLASH CLASSE FP [2 records]

Record 1 2007-07-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Audiovisual Techniques and Equipment
  • Photography
DEF

A flashbulb for use with focal plane shutters.

OBS

The light/time curve has a comparatively long and reasonably uniform peak (25 to 55 milliseconds half peak duration). The drawn out peak covers the run-down time of the shutter ensuring uniform exposures of the film even at the fastest shutter speeds (narrowest slit width).

OBS

FP stands for "focal plane."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Audiovisuel (techniques et équipement)
  • Photographie
DEF

Lampe éclair ayant une courbe caractéristique à crête aplatie, ce qui indique un temps d'éclair utile relativement long; à utiliser avec des obturateurs à rideau.

OBS

Ce type de lampe permet avec ceux-ci les vitesses d'obturation les plus courtes.

Spanish

Save record 1

Record 2 1975-03-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Photography
  • Lamps
OBS

for that reason special long-flash bulb (class FP) are used for focal plane shutter synchronization [also FP bulb p.646]

French

Domaine(s)
  • Photographie
  • Lampes
OBS

(<focal plane"). La courbe est aplatie, il n'y a donc plus d'indication de retard à la crête.

Spanish

Save record 2

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2020
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau

Features

Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

The Language Portal’s writing tools have a new look! Easy to consult, they give you access to a wealth of information that will help you write better in English and French.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: