The definition of a strobe is a tube that gives off quick and bright flashes of light.
An example of a strobe is a type of light used in a dance club.
- A strobe light.
- A stroboscope.
- A spot of higher than normal intensity in the sweep of an indicator, as on a radar screen, used as a reference mark for determining distance.
(third-person singular simple present strobes, present participle strobing, simple past and past participle strobed)
- To flash like a stroboscopic lamp.
Shortening of stroboscope.