a phosphor capable of producing scintillations.
Origin of scintillator
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Over three hundred scintillator effects were worked out and this feature of fireless fireworks was widely varied.Artificial Light
physics a phosphor that produces scintillations
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A substance that glows when hit by high-energy particles or photons.
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