Dictionary

scintillation counter

noun

Definition of SCINTILLATION COUNTER

:  a device for detecting and registering individual scintillations (as in radioactive emission)

First Known Use of SCINTILLATION COUNTER

1948

scintillation counter

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SCINTILLATION COUNTER

:  a device for detecting and registering individual scintillations (as in radioactive emission)—called also scintillometer

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: scintillation spectrometerPrevious Word in the Dictionary: scintillationAll Words Near: scintillation counter
April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears