Synonyms for scintillation

Synonyms for (noun) scintillation

Synonyms: scintillation

Definition: the twinkling of the stars caused when changes in the density of the earth's atmosphere produce uneven refraction of starlight

Similar words: fluctuation, wavering

Definition: the quality of being unsteady and subject to changes

Usage: he kept a record of price fluctuations

Synonyms: glisten, glister, glitter, scintillation, sparkle

Definition: the quality of shining with a bright reflected light

Similar words: brightness

Definition: the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white

Synonyms: scintillation

Definition: a brilliant display of wit

Similar words: brilliance, genius

Definition: unusual mental ability

Synonyms: twinkle, sparkling, scintillation

Definition: a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash

Similar words: change, modification, alteration

Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago

Synonyms: scintillation

Definition: (physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle

Similar words: light, visible light, visible radiation

Definition: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation

Usage: the light was filtered through a soft glass window