- 1A stroboscope.More example sentences
- Run silent until you see the infrared strobe, bogeys reported in your area.
- One remembers the fellow visitor off to the right but cannot see them, as they are blotted out by the strobe's afterimage.
- Ah well, let's just stare at the white strobe for a few seconds.
- 1.1A stroboscopic lamp: [as modifier]: strobe lights dazzled herMore example sentences
- Mad strobe lighting during the chorus was a fun dramatic flourish but I wish they'd put a bit more death metal in the guitars.
- The plan was to cause his car to crash in a tunnel by dazzling the chauffeur with a strobe light.
- That's what found him under the glare of the strobe lights one chilly Saturday evening amidst the calm environs of the Chiran Fort Club.
- 2North American An electronic flash for a camera.More example sentences
- So far his only problem has been explaining his sophisticated camera equipment and strobes, rather than cylinders.
- In order to see the interface, we did not want any direct light from the strobe entering the camera lens.
- I can't get close enough for my camera strobes to make a difference.
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- 1Flash intermittently: the light of the fireworks strobed around the roomMore example sentences
- Colors strobed and whirled about the room, giving it an unearthly feel.
- The storm cleared its throat across the pan and then broke directly overhead, the thunder and lighting simultaneously strobing and crashing.
- Will they strobe unexpectedly, causing epileptic fits in children?
- 1.1 [with object] Light as if with a stroboscope: a neon sign strobed the roomMore example sentences
- Motions were measured from images taken by strobing a light source at the tone frequency.
- The use of LEDs allowed us also to strobe the light during data acquisition.
- Fighter jets have been on station around NYC that strobe their lights, and turn them on and off.
- 2Exhibit or give rise to strobing: he explained that the stripes I was wearing would strobeMore example sentences
- I looked at the alien sitting beside me, leaning against my arm with the flickering light of the Active FlatLine screen strobing across her face.
- The motion artifacts are not blur but strobing, which is an unfortunate side effect of quick movement shot on video.
- There appears to be some slight strobing and motion artifacting or ‘smearing’ in clothing patterns.
1940s: abbreviation of stroboscopic (see stroboscope).
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