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strobotron

[ stroh-buh-tron, strob-uh- ]
/ ˈstroʊ bəˌtrɒn, ˈstrɒb ə- /
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noun Electronics.
a glow lamp, used in stroboscopes, that gives very bright flashes of light in response to voltage pulses.
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Origin of strobotron

1935–40; strobo- (see stroboscope) + -tron
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