scintillation

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɪntəˈleɪʃən/

NounEdit

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scintillation (plural scintillations)

  1. A flash of light; a spark
  2. (astronomy) The twinkling of a star caused by turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere
  3. (physics) The flash of light produced by a phosphor when it absorbs ionizing radiation

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