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stroboscope

stro·bo·scope

stroboscope

 
pronunciation:
stro b skop [or] stra b skop
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part of speech: noun
definition: any device used to study, measure, balance, or otherwise alter the motion of a moving, rotating, or vibrating body by making it appear to slow down or stop with the use of pulsed bursts of light or by viewing it through intermittent openings in a revolving disk.
derivations: stroboscopic (adj.), stroboscopical (adj.), stroboscopy (n.)