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scintillant

[sin-tl-uh nt] /ˈsɪn tl ənt/
adjective
1.
scintillating; sparkling.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Latin scintillant- (stem of scintillāns, present participle of scintillāre to send out sparks; flash). See scintilla, -ant
Related forms
scintillantly, adverb
unscintillant, adjective
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Examples for scintillant
  • Scintillation vial containing scintillant and sample known to contain no radioactivity: for liquid scintillation counters.

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