liquid scintillator

liq·uid scintillator

a liquid with the properties of a scintillator, in which the substance whose radioactivity is to be measured can be dissolved, to be placed in a well counter.

liq·uid scin·til·la·tor

(lik'wid sin'ti-lā-tŏr)
A liquid with the properties of a scintillator, in which the substance whose radioactivity is to be measured can be dissolved, to be placed in a well counter.
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