a device for studying the motion of a body, especially a body in rapid revolution
or vibration, by making the motion appear to slow down or stop, as by periodically illuminating the body or viewing it through widely spaced openings in a revolving disk.
2. Photography. a. Also called strobe, strobe light, stroboscopic lamp.
a lamp capable of producing an extremely short, brilliant burst of light, for synchronization with a camera having a high shutter speed, in order to photograph a rapidly moving object
, as a bullet, for such a short duration that it will
appear to be standing still.
the device and equipment for holding and firing such a lamp.
such a lamp used for creating special lighting effects, as in a theater or discotheque or at a rock concert.