scintillant

[sin-tl-uhnt]
adjective
scintillating; sparkling.

Origin:
1600–10; < Latin scintillant- (stem of scintillāns, present participle of scintillāre to send out sparks; flash). See scintilla, -ant

scintillantly, adverb
unscintillant, adjective
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scintillate (ˈsɪntɪˌleɪt)
 
vb
1.  (also tr) to give off (sparks); sparkle; twinkle
2.  to be animated or brilliant
3.  physics to give off flashes of light as a result of the impact of particles or photons
 
[C17: from Latin scintillāre, from scintilla a spark]
 
'scintillant
 
adj
 
'scintillantly
 
adv

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Scintillation vial containing scintillant and sample known to contain no radioactivity: for liquid scintillation counters.
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