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A socket on a camera with direct electrical contacts for an attached flashgun or other accessory.
- ‘A hot shoe is needed to attach an external flash to the top of a camera.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Check the width of your camera's hot shoe if you are not sure.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.