Definition of scintillant in US English:


adjective & noun

  • See scintillate

    • ‘A blank containing scintillant was used to remove the background activity from all data.’
    • ‘Mine was a Bearded Silver Muskelunge of surpassing beauty and poignancy with mica-chip eyes and a hint of rakish scintillant teeth.’
    • ‘Her dress was held up by a spaghetti strap tank-top and it was a scintillant shade of baby blue, falling a little above her knees.’
    • ‘But the flashes were more brilliant than the rainbow - purest blue, most delicate violet, brightest yellow, and all the intermediary shades, with the scintillant brilliancy of the diamond, dazzling, blinding, iridescent.’