noun, plural strobili
[stroh-bahy-lahy] /stroʊˈbaɪ laɪ/ (Show IPA). Botany.
a reproductive structure characterized by overlapping scalelike parts, as a pine cone or the fruit of the hop.
a conelike structure composed of sporophylls, as of the club mosses and horsetails.
noun (pl) -biluses, -bili (-bɪlaɪ), -biles
(botany) the technical name for cone (sense 3)
Plural strobili (strō-bī’lī)
A reproductive structure that consists of sporophylls or scales arranged spirally or in an overlapping fashion along a central stem, as in horsetails, some lycophytes, and many kinds of gymnosperms. For example, the cones of pine trees are strobili.
An inflorescence or ripened multiple fruit in which many floral bracts are arranged in an overlapping fashion, as in the hop plant.
noun 1. a device for studying the motion of a body, especially a body in rapid revolution or vibration, by making the motion appear to slow down or stop, as by periodically illuminating the body or viewing it through widely spaced openings in a revolving disk. 2. Photography. Also called strobe, strobe light, stroboscopic lamp. […]
- Stroboscopic microscope
stroboscopic microscope stro·bo·scop·ic microscope (strō’bə-skŏp’ĭk) n. A microscope having a light source that flashes at a constant rate so that the motility of an object may be analyzed.
noun, Electronics. 1. a glow lamp, used in stroboscopes, that gives very bright flashes of light in response to voltage pulses.
verb 1. simple past tense of stride. verb (used without object), strode, stridden [strid-n] /ˈstrɪd n/ (Show IPA), striding. 1. to walk with long steps, as with vigor, haste, impatience, or arrogance. 2. to take a long step: to stride across a puddle. 3. to straddle. verb (used with object), strode, stridden [strid-n] /ˈstrɪd n/ […]