Scin"til*late (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scintillated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Scintillating.] [L. scintillare, scintillatum, from scintilla a spark. Cf. Stencil.]


To emit sparks, or fine igneous particles.

As the electrical globe only scintillates when rubbed against its cushion. Sir W. Scott.


To sparkle, as the fixed stars.


© Webster 1913.

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