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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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Traditional xenon strobe lights remain the predominant inspection choice for applications that require higher intensities at lower flash rates or require greater distances to the subject.
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The versatile NH100 is also suitable for other remote applications, as it is available with an on-board audible alarm and strobe light that can be activated independent of, or in conjunction with, the outlet, as well as a serial port that allows for printing or digital display of desired messages.
club where you can't really see how he does it because it's all shot in irritating strobe light.
With Ikeda, the narrow passageway was lit up by a strobe light only every few seconds, while at the same time one heard the incredibly high-pitched repeated whine of a sine t one.
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