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 stroboscopically (audio) \ adverb

Examples of stroboscopic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But, with a gymnastics skill as dangerous as Patterson’s dismount, a stroboscopic photo was out of the question. Ryan Michalesko, Dallas News, "Memories in focus: Relive memorable sports moments through images from The Dallas Morning News’ visuals team," 30 May 2020 Nowadays a telephoto lens and stroboscopic light source would accomplish much the same thing. William Meyers, WSJ, "‘Eliot Porter’s Birds’ Review: Vibrant Plumage, Vivid Hues," 22 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of stroboscopic

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Stroboscopic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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