Scintillator definition

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A substance that glows when hit by high-energy particles or photons.
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A person or thing that scintillates.
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(physics) A crystal or phosphor capable of emitting scintillations.
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(physics) Any substance that glows under the action of photons or other high-energy particles.
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Noun

Singular:
scintillator
Plural:
scintillators