[spin-thar-uh-skohp] /spɪnˈθær əˌskoʊp/
an instrument that detects ionizing radiation by picking up sparks of light from alpha particles.
a device for observing ionizing radiation, consisting of a tube with a magnifying lens at one end and a phosphorescent screen at the other. A particle hitting the screen produces a scintillation
noun 1. a game in which someone spins a bottle and receives a kiss from the person at whom the bottle points on coming to rest.
noun 1. a game in which one member of a group spins a platter on its edge and a designated member must catch it before it falls or pay a forfeit.
adjective 1. having a lyric quality with a strong, dramatic element: a spinto soprano voice.
noun magnetoelectronics, giant magnetoresistance, spin-based electronics; a new technology exploiting quantum properties of electrons’ spin for a new generation of electronic devices