flying-spot

adjective

denoting an electronic system in which a rapidly moving spot of light is used to encode or decode data, for example to obtain a television signal by scanning a photographic film or slide

Nearby words

  1. flying start,
  2. flying tackle,
  3. flying tigers,
  4. flying wedge,
  5. flying wing,
  6. flyleaf,
  7. flyman,
  8. flynn,
  9. flyoff,
  10. flyover

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