What is another word for scintillation?

286 synonyms found


[ sˌɪntɪlˈe͡ɪʃən], [ sˌɪntɪlˈe‍ɪʃən], [ s_ˌɪ_n_t_ɪ_l_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Scintillation is a term that refers to a sparkling or glittering effect that is usually caused by light. There are several synonyms for scintillation. One of these is shimmer, which refers to a soft and gentle sparkle. Another synonym for scintillation is glimmer, which refers to a faint and elusive sparkle. A third synonym is twinkle, which refers to a brief flicker of light. Other synonyms for scintillation include dazzle, sparkle, radiance, and flash. All of these words share the common theme of light and sparkle, although they may differ in intensity and duration.

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What is scintillation?

Scintillation is the sudden release of light energy as a result of a collision between two atoms or particles that are moving very quickly. The energy released in the collision can be visible as a burst of light. This phenomenon is observed most commonly in objects that are made up of many small, fast-moving particles, such as stars and interstellar gas.

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