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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Scientific instrument that provides a flashing light synchronized with the periodic movement of an object.

Usage examples (16)
  • The trestle spars flashed past like a stroboscope.
  • Their method involved using a stroboscope and a laser that uses attosecond pulses to film electron motion.
  • Light seemed to flare inside his mind, casting everything in hard-edged, discrete flashes, like a stroboscope.
  • The flashes were like an irregular stroboscope and the rumbling was like an enormous building was being demolished nearby. for more
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