# 17-31-009

flashing light

rhythmic light in which every appearance of light (flash) is of the same duration and, except possibly for rhythms with rapid rates of flashing, the total duration of light in a period is clearly shorter than the total duration of darkness

Note 1 to entry: The term "eclipse" is used for the interval of darkness between two successive distinct appearances of light.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-11-11 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-441 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12