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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scin·til·la·tion /ˌsɪntḷˈeʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 scin·til·la·tion /ˌsɪntḷˈeʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 ( 接收場 )起伏; 目標急速移動

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scin·til·la·tion n.
 1. The act of scintillating.
 2. A spark or flash emitted in scintillating.
    These scintillations are . . . the inflammable effluences discharged from the bodies collided.   --Sir T. Browne.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor
           when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle
      2: a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash [syn: twinkle,
      3: a brilliant display of wit
      4: the quality of glittering or sparkling brightly [syn: glitter,
          glister, glisten, sparkle]
      5: the twinkling of the stars caused when changes in the
         density of the earth's atmosphere produce uneven
         refraction of starlight