[skahy-ler-vil] /ˈskaɪ lərˌvɪl/
a village in E New York, on the Hudson: scene of Burgoyne’s defeat and surrender in the Battle of Saratoga 1777.
noun 1. Philip John, 1733–1804, American statesman and general in the Revolutionary War.
[shoo ts-shtah-fuh l] /ˈʃʊtsˌʃtɑ fəl/ noun, German. 1. an elite military unit of the Nazi party that served as Hitler’s bodyguard and as a special police force. Abbreviation: SS. Schutzstaffel /ˈʃʊtsʃtafəl/ noun (pl) -feln (-fəln) 1. See SS
noun 1. a device for detecting and measuring radioactivity, having a crystal scintillator, a photoelectric cell sensitive to the light from scintillations, and an amplifier. scintillometer /ˌsɪntɪˈlɒmɪtə/ noun 1. (physics) a device for observing ionizing radiation by the scintillations it produces in a suitable material scintillation counter noun 1. an instrument for detecting and measuring […]
noun 1. a luminescent body present in the cytoplasm of some dinoflagellates