Definition of Scintillant

1. Adjective. Having brief brilliant points or flashes of light. "`glistering' is an archaic term"




Definition of Scintillant

1. a. Emitting sparks, or fine igneous particles; sparkling.

Definition of Scintillant

1. Adjective. Producing sparks. ¹

2. Adjective. Sparkling ¹

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Definition of Scintillant

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scintillant

scincoidian
scincoids
scinderin
sciniph
sciniphs
scink
scinticisternography
scintigram
scintigrams
scintigraphic
scintigraphic angiography
scintigraphies
scintigraphy
scintilla
scintillae
scintillant (current term)
scintillantly
scintillas
scintillascope
scintillate
scintillated
scintillates
scintillating
scintillating scotoma
scintillatingly
scintillation
scintillation camera
scintillation cocktail
scintillation cocktails
scintillation counter

Literary usage of Scintillant

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1. Royal Ascot: Its History & Its Associations by George James Cawthorne, Richard S. Herod (1902)
"Merman and scintillant claimed staying powers, but at weight for age could not ... When the horses had got fairly to work, Nevis made the pace, scintillant ..."

2. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"There is a petition to Henry, prince of Wales, to " cherish and maintaine the scintillant embers of my diminutive lampe by infusing into them the quickening ..."

3. Le comte de Monte-Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Auguste Maquet, Pier Angelo Fiorentino, Camille Fontaine (1909)
"... science. scinder, to divide. scintillant, -e, sparkling, scintillant. scrupule, m., scruple. se, himself, herself, itself, oneself, themselves. seau, ..."

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