- noun a light that can be flashed very fast so as to make objects in rapidly repeating motion appear to slow down or stop
- A device or instrument which makes vibrating, rotating, or otherwise moving bodies appear stationary. It usually does so by emitting bursts of bright light, or by actuating a shutter, which enables such bodies to be seen intermittently. Used, for instance, for synchronization or observation. Its abbreviation is strobe (1).
- abbreviation strobe
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