Noun(1) (physics(2) a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash(3) a brilliant display of wit(4) the quality of shining with a bright reflected light(5) the twinkling of the stars caused when changes in the density of the earth's atmosphere produce uneven refraction of starlight
(1) They were looking for a differential shift of less than one second of arc; even on a perfectly still night, the amount of scintillation or blurring shown by stars due to atmospheric turbulence is of this order.(2) There is an oscillation which causes an impression of scintillation over the area.(3) It's just that they sound almost too well-rehearsed for this kind of repertoire: Russian passion meeting Germanic scintillation not quite equalling true jazz.(4) The dragon shattered into the shadows as the scintillation of explosive elemental forces raced out and away from the impact.(5) What a whirl, what a swirl, what a syncopating scintillation of networking, flirting and aerobic socializing this week mixes up!(6) I climb here, gazing round, above, beneath, wholly encompassed by the ocean's scene; and there I send the gods supreme oblation, scattered beyond in jeweled scintillation over the depths, disdainful and serene.(7) More recently, astrophysicists explained the intraday variability in luminosity as a scintillation in the interstellar medium rather than rapid quasar rotation.(8) Light and radio waves get refracted in a phenomenon known as ionospheric scintillation (similar to the way light is refracted by water, such that a pencil looks bent when it is halfsubmerged in a glass of water).(9) It is continuing the six-stringed scintillation that originated on the band's first effort.(10) Unlike other carbon-dating methods that monitor scintillations produced by radioactive decay, the TAMS method counts the actual number of carbon isotope atoms in a sample.(11) I loved to hold its face close to mine in the dark and watch the scintillations produced every time a radium nucleus decayed.
(1) scintillation counter :: sintillasieteller
2. twinkle ::
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