Also called strobe light. stroboscope (def 2a).
short for strobe lighting, stroboscope
to give the appearance of arrested or slow motion by using intermittent illumination
A strobe light.
A spot of higher than normal intensity in the sweep of an indicator on a scanning device, as on a radar screen, used as a reference mark for determining the position or distance of the object scanned or detected.
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- Strobe tuner
noun 1. an electronic instrument tuner that uses stroboscopic light
adjective 1. spinning or appearing to spin
noun, plural strobilae [stroh-bahy-lee] /stroʊˈbaɪ li/ (Show IPA). Zoology. 1. the body of a tapeworm exclusive of the head and neck region. Compare scolex. 2. the chain of segments of the larva of a jellyfish in the class Scyphozoa, each segment of which gives rise to a free-swimming medusa. noun (pl) -bilae (-bɪliː) 1. the […]
[strob-uh-ley-shuh s] /ˌstrɒb əˈleɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. resembling a strobilus; conelike. 2. bearing strobili. strobilaceous /ˌstrəʊbɪˈleɪʃəs/ adjective 1. (botany) relating to or resembling a cone or cones