Definition of stroboscope
: an instrument for determining the speed of cyclic motion (as rotation or vibration) that causes the motion to appear slowed or stopped: asa : a revolving disk with holes around the edge through which an object is viewedb : a device that uses a flashtube to intermittently illuminate a moving objectc : a cardboard disk with marks to be viewed under intermittent light
Origin of stroboscope
Greek strobos whirling + International Scientific Vocabulary -scope
First Known Use: 1896
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