Definition of Photodrome

1. n. An apparatus consisting of a large wheel with spokes, which when turning very rapidly is illuminated by momentary flashes of light passing through slits in a rotating disk. By properly timing the succession of flashes the wheel is made to appear to be motionless, or to rotate more or less slowly in either direction.



Definition of Photodrome

1. Noun. (dated) An apparatus consisting of a large wheel with spokes, which when turning very rapidly is illuminated by momentary flashes of light passing through slits in a rotating disk. By properly timing the succession of flashes, the wheel is made to appear to be motionless, or to rotate more or less slowly in either direction. ¹

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Medical Definition of Photodrome

1. An apparatus consisting of a large wheel with spokes, which when turning very rapidly is illuminated by momentary flashes of light passing through slits in a rotating disk. By properly timing the succession of flashes the wheel is made to appear to be motionless, or to rotate more or less slowly in either direction. Origin: Photo- + Gr. To run. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Photodrome

photodissociate
photodissociated
photodissociates
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photodissociation
photodissociative
photodistribution
photodocumentaries
photodocumentary
photodope
photodosimetry
photodraft
photodrafts
photodrama
photodramas
photodrome (current term)
photodromes
photodromy
photoduplicate
photoduplicated
photoduplicates
photodynamic
photodynamic radiation therapy
photodynamic sensitization
photodynamic therapy
photodynamically
photodynamics
photodynesis
photodynia
photodysphoria

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