Definition of Stroboscope

1. Noun. Scientific instrument that provides a flashing light synchronized with the periodic movement of an object; can make moving object appear stationary.

Exact synonyms: Strobe, Strobe Light
Generic synonyms: Scientific Instrument



Definition of Stroboscope

1. n. An instrument for studying or observing the successive phases of a periodic or varying motion by means of light which is periodically interrupted.

Definition of Stroboscope

1. Noun. Instrument for studying or observing periodic movement by rendering a moving body visible only at regular intervals. ¹

2. Noun. A lamp that produces short bursts of light that synchronizes with a camera shutter for photographing fast-moving objects; A photo made by such a machine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stroboscope

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stroboscope

strobilar
strobilate
strobilates
strobilation
strobilations
strobile
strobiles
strobili
strobiliform
strobiline
strobils
strobilurin
strobilurins
strobilus
strobing
stroboscope (current term)
stroboscopes
stroboscopic
stroboscopically
stroboscopy
strobotron
strobotrons
strockle
strockles
stroddle
stroddled
stroddles
strode
strodle
strodled

Literary usage of Stroboscope

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1. Elements of Physical Manipulation by Edward Charles Pickering (1876)
"stroboscope. Apparatus. The lantern and a circular disk of tin perforated with several equidistant holes, and mounted so that it may be turned uniformly by ..."

2. Elements of Physical Manipulation by Edward Charles Pickering (1882)
"stroboscope. Apparatus. The lantern and a circular disk of tin perforated with several equidistant holes, and mounted so that it may be turned uniformly by ..."

3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... each of these twelve instants, as viewed through a revolving optical instrument like a stroboscope, which has been adapted for this purpose by Stampfer. ..."

4. Electricity in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Nose, Throat by William Scheppegrell (1898)
"The motive power of electricity has also been utilized for diagnostic purposes in the laryngo-stroboscope (Fig. 128) devised by Gust. ..."

5. Dielectric Phenomena in High Voltage Engineering by Frank William Peek (1915)
"75 is without a stroboscope. Fig. 76 is taken with a stroboscope set to show ... The stroboscope shows that the bluish spray is positive, while the red ..."

6. Dielectric Phenomena in High Voltage Engineering by Frank William Peek (1920)
"75 is without a stroboscope. Fig. 76 is taken with a stroboscope set to show ... The stroboscope shows that the bluish spray is positive, while the red ..."

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