[sin-tl-ey-ting] /ˈsɪn tlˌeɪ tɪŋ/
animated; vivacious; effervescent:
a scintillating personality.
witty; brilliantly clever:
a scintillating conversationalist; a play full of scintillating dialogue.
verb (used without object), scintillated, scintillating.
to emit sparks.
to sparkle; flash:
a mind that scintillates with brilliance.
to twinkle, as the stars.
Electronics. (of a spot of light or image on a radar display) to shift rapidly around a mean position.
(of the amplitude, phase, or polarization of an electromagnetic wave) to fluctuate in a random manner.
(of an energetic photon or particle) to produce a flash of light in a phosphor by striking it.
verb (used with object), scintillated, scintillating.
to emit as sparks; flash forth.
animated or brilliant
verb (mainly intransitive)
(also transitive) to give off (sparks); sparkle; twinkle
to be animated or brilliant
(physics) to give off flashes of light as a result of the impact of particles or photons
- Scintillating scotoma
scintillating scotoma scin·til·lat·ing scotoma (sĭn’tl-ā’tĭng) n. A localized area of blindness that may follow the appearance of brilliantly colored shimmering lights and is associated with the aura of migraine.
noun 1. a river flowing SE from E Pennsylvania to the Delaware River at Philadelphia. 131 miles (210 km) long.
[skahy-ler-vil] /ˈskaɪ lərˌvɪl/ noun 1. 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.