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1. A strobe light.
2. A stroboscope.
3. A spot of higher than normal intensity in the sweep of an indicator, as on a radar screen, used as a reference mark for determining distance.
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to give the appearance of arrested or slow motion by using intermittent illumination
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1. Also called strobe′ light`. an electronic flash that produces rapid, brilliant bursts of light, used for high-speed photography, special lighting effects, etc.adj.
2. pertaining to or using a stroboscope or strobe.
[1940–45; shortened form]
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Past participle: strobed
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|Noun||1.||strobe - scientific instrument that provides a flashing light synchronized with the periodic movement of an object; can make moving object appear stationary|
scientific instrument - an instrument used by scientists
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A. ADJ [lights] → estroboscópico
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strobe[ˈstrəʊb] n (also strobe light) → stroboscope m
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strobe[strəʊb] strobe light n → luce f stroboscopica
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