scintilla'tion count"er

a device for detecting and measuring radioactivity, having a crystal scintillator, a photoelectric cell sensitive to the light from scintillations, and an amplifier. Also called scin•til•lom•e•ter Pronunciation: (sin"tl-om'i-tur). [key]

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

scintillationscintillation spectrometer
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