Synonyms of scintillation


1. scintillation, light, visible light, visible radiation

usage: (physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle

2. twinkle, scintillation, sparkling, change, alteration, modification

usage: a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash

3. scintillation, brilliance, genius

usage: a brilliant display of wit

4. glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation, sparkle, brightness

usage: the quality of shining with a bright reflected light

5. scintillation, fluctuation, wavering

usage: the twinkling of the stars caused when changes in the density of the earth's atmosphere produce uneven refraction of starlight

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