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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 stroboscope.

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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