Definition of strobing in English:


Syllabification: strob·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈstrōbiNG


  • 1Irregular movement and loss of continuity sometimes seen in lines and stripes in a television picture.
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    • Can anyone explain why having one artist having one song with some strobing would ruin an entire weekend's viewing?
    • The trio turned en masse to face down their author, faces bleached in the strobing.
    • There are some major instances of strobing and chroma noise in clothing patterns, notably men's tweed hats and jackets.
  • 2Jerkiness in what should be a smooth movement of an image on a screen.
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    • I tried to work out the image behind the strobing.
    • Of course, the film's digital color processing and photographic strobing gives many scenes an oddly pixilated quality.
    • Backgrounds show headache-inducing strobing and flickering.

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