stro·​bo·​scop·​ic | \ ˌstrō-bə-ˈskä-pik How to pronounce stroboscopic (audio) \

Definition of stroboscopic

: of, utilizing, or relating to a stroboscope or a strobe

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Other Words from stroboscopic

stroboscopically \ ˌstrō-​bə-​ˈskä-​pi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce stroboscopic (audio) \ adverb

Examples of stroboscopic 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 But, with a gymnastics skill as dangerous as Patterson’s dismount, a stroboscopic photo was out of the question. Ryan Michalesko, Dallas News, 30 May 2020 Nowadays a telephoto lens and stroboscopic light source would accomplish much the same thing. William Meyers, WSJ, 22 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of stroboscopic

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stroboscopic was circa 1846

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“Stroboscopic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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