Scintillation meaning

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A flash of light produced in a phosphor by absorption of an ionizing particle or photon.
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The act of scintillating.
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A spark; a flash.
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Rapid variation in the light of a celestial body caused by turbulence in Earth's atmosphere; a twinkling.
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The act of scintillating; sparkling.
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A spark; flash.
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The twinkling of the stars caused by density changes in the atmosphere.
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The flash of light made by ionizing radiation upon striking a crystal detector or a phosphor.
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(astronomy) The twinkling of a star caused by turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere.
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(physics) The flash of light produced by a phosphor when it absorbs ionizing radiation.
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