Definitions for scintillate

Definitions for (verb) scintillate

Main entry: coruscate, scintillate, sparkle

Definition: be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity

Usage: The musical performance sparkled; A scintillating conversation; his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall

Main entry: scintillate

Definition: physics: fluoresce momentarily when struck by a charged particle or high-energy photon

Usage: the phosphor fluoresced

Main entry: winkle, twinkle, scintillate

Definition: emit or reflect light in a flickering manner

Usage: Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?

Main entry: coruscate, scintillate, sparkle

Definition: reflect brightly

Usage: Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside

Main entry: scintillate

Definition: give off

Usage: the substance scintillated sparks and flashes

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