strobe
noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1942 1. stroboscope 2. a device that utilizes a flashtube for high-speed illumination (as in photography) 3. flashtube

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  • strobe — [[t]stroʊb[/t]] n. 1) pht elm Also called strobe′ light . an electronic flash that produces rapid, brilliant bursts of light, used for high speed photography, special lighting effects, etc 2) pht inf pertaining to or using a stroboscope or strobe …   From formal English to slang

  • strobe — /strohb/, Photog. Informal. n. 1. Also called strobe light. stroboscope (def. 2a). adj. 2. stroboscopic. [1940 45; shortened form] * * * …   Universalium

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