Part of speech:
Full of promise and hope; auspicious:
Having a changeable luster.
The definition of scintillating is something fascinating or brilliantly clever.
A rapid, persistent chemical change that releases heat and light and is accompanied by flame, especially the exothermic oxidation of a combustible substance:
A device, such as a flashbulb, flashgun, or flash lamp, used to produce such illumination.
(Nuclear Physics) The flash of light made by ionizing radiation upon striking a crystal detector or a phosphor
A flicker or wink of the eye
A sharp snapping sound, such as the report of a firearm.
A particular moment
A unit of time equal to one sixtieth of an hour, or 60 seconds.
A very short period of time; an instant:
An act of winking (a blinking of only one eye), or a message sent by winking.
(Physics) The time taken for light to travel one centimetre in a vacuum (sometimes one foot, or sometimes the width of a nucleon)
A mark on any scale of measurement; a unit of measurement.
(Uncountable, with possessive) A person's youth or young adulthood, as opposed to the present day.
The general nature of the heart's contractions or the rate at which they occur:
A fraction of a second
(Intransitive) To be dim and flicker.
To flash on and off; twinkle or glimmer
(Intransitive) To burn or shine unsteadily. To burn or shine with a wavering light.
To shine with a sparkling light; be bright; glisten; sparkle
To shine or reflect with intermittent flashes of light; gleam, flash, or glitter
To emit a gleam; flash or glow:
To flash or gleam
To emit or reflect light; be radiant or bright with light; gleam; glow
To gleam; flash; light up
To fly by a quick light flapping of the wings.
Flit is defined as to flutter or pass by rapidly.
In a light manner; lightly.
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