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strobe

[strōb]
(electronics)
Intensified spot in the sweep of a deflection-type indicator, used as a reference mark for ranging or expanding the presentation.
Intensified sweep on a plan-position indicator or B-scope; such a strobe may result from certain types of interference, or it may be purposely applied as a bearing or heading marker.
Line on a console oscilloscope representing the azimuth data generated by a jammed radar site.
A signaling pulse of very short duration.
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Priolite North America and Priolite GmbH, Germany, are proud to announce a new addition to the Priolite family of HotSync capable strobes, the 300Ws Li-Ion battery powered MBX300 HS.
The LED-based strobes can be programmed to perform lengthy hyper flash sequences and has solved the traditional problem of blackouts from extended use.
With a stable differential clock and a strobe signal dedicated to each byte group, data transfer was accomplished on rising and falling edges of the strobe signal, hence doubling the data rate.
The inquest in Castlebar, Co Mayo heard Mr Ward address Coroner Mr John O'Dwyer saying flares or a waterproof strobe would help a rescue helicopter find somebody in distress more quickly.
Jan (right) and Emma Sheldon at the Belgrade Theatre which has offered to switch off its strobe lighting so a friend with epilepsy can see the show.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky demonstrated a prototype bus with flashing strobe lights, and said he's open to additional lighting or new paint to make the busway safer.
Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ:CPWR), Detroit, has introduced Compuware Strobe 3.
The increase in bandwidth, according to LeCroy, was fueled by the inclusion of a new monolithic sampling head design employing a patented non-linear transmission line in the sampling strobe generation circuit, creating a rectangular sampling aperture.
The point man for that reengagement, former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott, has now written a book about the experience.
Observation of the stock/water suspension by means of a strobe lamp is used to visualize stock turbulences and to detect irregularities in the stock/water suspension such as air bubbles, stripes, or pulsations.
Engaging India: Diplomacy, Democracy, And The Bomb by Strobe Talbott (President of the Brookings Institute and the American Deputy Secretary of State from 1994 to 2001) is the fascinating true story of diplomatic relations between United States, India, and Pakistan in 1998 and 1999--a time marked by India's underground testing of nuclear weapons.