[ sin-tl-ey-ter ]
/ ˈsɪn tlˌeɪ tər /
a phosphor capable of producing scintillations.
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Over three hundred scintillator effects were worked out and this feature of fireless fireworks was widely varied.Artificial Light|M. Luckiesh
British Dictionary definitions for scintillator
/ (ˈsɪntɪˌleɪtə) /
physics a phosphor that produces scintillations
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Medicine definitions for scintillator
[ sĭn′tl-ā′tər ]
A substance that glows when hit by high-energy particles or photons.
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