strobe

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Shortening of stroboscope.

Noun[edit]

strobe (plural strobes)

  1. A stroboscopic lamp, a device used to produce regular flashes of light

Verb[edit]

strobe (third-person singular simple present strobes, present participle strobing, simple past and past participle strobed)

  1. To flash like a stroboscopic lamp.
    • 1986, Sam Frank, Sex in the Movies
      Here was a blazingly erotic sex star par excellence as Travolta gyrated around that strobing disco dance floor like a cock-o'-the-walk.

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

strobe

  1. vocative singular of strobus