strobe light


Definition of strobe light

: strobe

Examples of strobe light in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new work builds on that of another M.I.T. engineer, Harold Edgerton, who pioneered stroboscopic (strobe light) photography in the 1930s. John Matson, Scientific American, 11 Nov. 2010 The last three to four years, the restaurant transitioned at night into a clublike atmosphere with strobe lights for the younger crowds that were showing up more, Obed said. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, 18 May 2020 Violence including physical combat, bloodshed, suicide and murder. Includes strobe lights, fog effects and gunshots. Savannah Eadens, The Courier-Journal, 11 Mar. 2020 New attractions this year include a forest of lighted holiday trees with a show set to music and a disco-themed strobe light display in the Wilds of Africa tunnel. Deborah Fleck, Dallas News, 2 Jan. 2020 Note: The video below contains strong language, some sci-fi horror imagery, and flashing strobe lights not appropriate for some viewers. Popular Science, 16 Mar. 2020 For those who prefer to work out their emotions on the dance floor beneath skittish strobe lights set to epic bass drops, a few splashy E.D.M. headliners should provide opportunities for catharsis. Briana Younger, The New Yorker, 1 Nov. 2019 Trying to perform a simple task with multiple radio noises in your ears, blurred vision, painful spikes in your shoes, and blinding strobe lights would be a similar experience to having dementia., 25 Oct. 2019 Demystify the magical world of electronic circuits using this 55-piece kit and learn firsthand how to create an infrared detector, strobe light, and so much more. Popular Science, 10 Feb. 2020

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1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Strobe light.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of strobe light

: a bright light that flashes on and off very quickly


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