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flick·er

(flik'ĕr),
The visual sensation caused by stimulation of the retina by a series of intermittent light flashes occurring at a certain rate.
See also: flicker fusion, critical flicker fusion frequency.

flicker

A rapid, transient and intermittent photic discharge sensed in a visual field.

flicker

The visual sensation of alternating intervals of brightness caused by rhythmic interruption of light stimuli.

flicker

Perception produced when the retina is stimulated by an intermittent light stimulus which fluctuates between a frequency of a few hertz and the critical fusion frequency.
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Designed and made in Europe by GL Optic, a leading supplier of standardized light solutions, the GL Spectis 1.0 Touch Flicker Spectrometer is available now from GL Optic's USA distributor SaeligCompany.
The flicker measurement method in IEC 61000-4-15 is not sufficient to detect the aforementioned flicker sources precisely.
Although soil particles used for grinding can be small and typically range from 0.5 mm in smaller birds to 3.0 mm for larger animals (Diamond el al., 1999), the silt and clay soils used by the Flicker here were comprised entirely of fine-textured particles of 0.05 mm and smaller and according to Gionfriddo and Best (1996) would be classified as nongrit soils ([less than or equal to] 0.1 mm).
Some people who are sensitive to flicker may not recognize that it is the cause of discomfort or even consciously perceive it.
Conventional LCD screens flicker 200 times per second.
Lamp performance was also quantified in terms of the severity of visible flicker. A test operator observed each of the test combinations and recorded the severity of the visible flicker using a qualitative scale.
A new cutting-edge flicker detection feature ensures images are only shot when light levels are at their brightest level - intelligently analysing the light source and detecting flickering light the eye simply can't see.
Flicker moved into Hollywood after working with a New York improvisational group that he co-founded, the Premise.
We assumed three kinds of noise models: the white noise (5), the combination of white, flicker and random-walk noise (6) and the combination of white and power-law noise (7) for which the covariance matrices are created by means of:
Drag flicker Rupinder, who has been in good form, was the top scorer and scored two goals.
I had just finished a calling sequence when I caught a flicker of an ear off in the distance.
Underpinning Li-Fi is the use LEDs that flicker on and off thousands of times a second: by altering the length of the flickers, it is possible to send digital information.