Definition of Spinthariscopes

1. Noun. (plural of spinthariscope) ¹



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Definition of Spinthariscopes

1. spinthariscope [n] - See also: spinthariscope

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinthariscopes

spinsterhood
spinsterhoods
spinsterish
spinsterishness
spinsterlike
spinsterly
spinsters
spinstership
spinstress
spinstresses
spinstry
spintext
spintexts
spintharicon
spinthariscope
spinthariscopes (current term)
spinto
spintos
spintrian
spintronic
spintronics
spinula
spinulae
spinule
spinules
spinulescent
spinulose
spinward
spinworthy
spiny

Literary usage of Spinthariscopes

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1. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1909)
"CURIE'S RADIUM SALTS from 40 X activity to 1.800.000 X- spinthariscopes, X-RAY TUBES, FLUORESCENT SCREENS, ETC. NEW! PATENTED! . . . SECTIONAL . ..."

2. Physics by Charles Riborg Mann (1905)
"Probably many of you have seen one of Professor Crookes' spinthariscopes, in which a small particle of radium is mounted over a screen of some substance, ..."

3. Physics by Charles Riborg Mann, George Ransom Twiss (1906)
"... spinthariscopes, in which a small particle of radium is mounted over a screen of some substance, like zinc sulphate, which becomes fluorescent when ..."

4. Physics by Charles Riborg Mann, George Ransom Twiss (1905)
"Probably many of you have seen one of Professor Crookes' spinthariscopes, in which a small particle of radium is mounted over, a screen of some substance, ..."

5. Marvels of Scientific Invention: An Interesting Account in Non-technical by Thomas W. Corbin (1917)
"... the invention, I believe, of Sir William Crookes, called spinthariscopes. Each of these consisted of a short brass tube with a small lens in one end. ..."

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