streak camera

noun

Definition of streak camera

: a camera for recording very fast or short-lived phenomena (such as fluorescence or shock waves)

First Known Use of streak camera

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Streak camera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/streak%20camera. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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