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.
Also called strobe, strobe light, stroboscopic lamp. a lamp capable of producing an extremely short, brilliant burst of light, for synchronization with a camera having a high shutter speed, in order to photograph a rapidly moving object, as a bullet, for such a short duration that it will appear to be standing still.
the device and equipment for holding and firing such a lamp.
such a lamp used for creating special lighting effects, as in a theater or discotheque or at a rock concert.
an instrument producing a flashing light, the frequency of which can be synchronized with some multiple of the frequency of rotation, vibration, or operation of an object, etc, making it appear stationary. It is used to determine speeds of rotation or vibration, or to adjust objects or parts Sometimes shortened to strobe
a similar device synchronized with the opening of the shutter of a camera so that a series of still photographs can be taken of a moving object
Any of various instruments used to observe moving objects by making them appear stationary, especially with pulsed illumination or mechanical devices that intermittently interrupt observation.
- 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/ […]
noun, Cookery. 1. a dish of meat sautéed with onion and cooked in a sauce of sour cream, seasonings, and, usually, mushrooms: beef stroganoff. noun 1. short for beef stroganoff noun a dish of tender beef strips, mushrooms, and onions cooked in a sour-cream sauce and served with noodles or rice; also called stroganov , […]