Eckels, Arthur R. Formerly, Department of Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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An instrument for observing moving bodies by making them visible intermittently and thereby giving them the optical illusion of being stationary. A stroboscope (sometimes called strobe) may operate by illuminating the object with brilliant flashes of light or by imposing an intermittent shutter between the viewer and the object. The rate and duration of the visible periods are adjustable.
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