Strobe pulse

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A pulse of duration less than the period of a recurrent phenomenon, used for scrutinizing a particular epoch of that phenomenon.

Note: In radar, a strobe pulse is sometimes made to follow automatically the echo from a moving object.

Reference: B.S.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Centre of buoyancy


International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM