Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the stroboscope, to observations made with it, or to the physical principle involved in its use.
- adj. of, relating to, or produced by a stroboscope
“But this so-called stroboscopic phenomenon, however interesting it was, seemed to offer hardly any difficulty.”
“The mixture of snippets of idealism and calculation created a kind of stroboscopic signalling of truth emanating from the White House.”
“It was a horrible kind of stroboscopic experience watching your son age prematurely.”
“He revels in stroboscopic imagery and squealing, rapid-fire, argumentative incoherence even his characters' sped-up tantrums are pitched to Valley-girl-inflected Chipmunkese.”
“Mr. Jones sought, he said, to overload viewers with "photo cut-outs and stroboscopic color combined to induce retinal after-images and create unique color sequences.”
“The brief effort revisits a family trip to Rome in the 1970s, in which ambient travel footage is made over into stroboscopic visual loops, at once hypnotic and heightened in perception.”
“The innate innocence of small-scale pyrotechnics are undermined by the paradoxical beauty of wartime bombardments, as the stroboscopic work fizzles out with a significant whimper.”
“Aficionados of the pulp Italian genre known as giallo will be nodding their heads in recognition at new French movie Amer – a striking, stylish new horror that borrows liberally from the likes of Dario Argento, with its stroboscopic montage, extreme close-ups and stylised colour schemes.”
“That might also serve as a description for Andy Warhol's "The Velvet Underground in Boston," a half-hour document of the legendary rock act's 1967 performance at a Boston club that captures the notion of "exploding plastic inevitable" in all its stroboscopic speed-freak glory.”
“A stroboscopic dream machine sounds about as intriguing as can be, especially when its maker served as mentor (and allegedly pot-smoking companion) to the likes of David Bowie, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Patti Smith at his artistic-subculture outpost in 222 Bowery -- just across the street from where the New Museum now stands.”
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