Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Wonderful Word Wednesday: Scintillate

It's Wonderful Word Wednesday and here's a fun word!

1.) to emit sparks.
2.) to sparkle; flash: a mind that scintillates with brilliance.
3.) to twinkle, as the stars.
4.) Electronics. (of a spot of light or image on a radar display) to shift rapidly around a mean position.
5.) Physics. a.) (of the amplitude, phase, or polarization of an electromagnetic wave) to fluctuate in a random manner. b.) (of an energetic photon or particle) to produce a flash of light in a phosphor by striking it.

Example Sentence: The thousands of Star's Tear stones scintillated in the lake after dusk.

Have you seen or used this word before? What do you think of it?

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