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Corona   /kərˈoʊnə/   Listen

(pl. L. coronae, E. coronas)
The outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse.  Synonym: aureole.
(botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower.
An electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere.  Synonyms: corona discharge, corposant, electric glow, Saint Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's light, Saint Ulmo's fire, Saint Ulmo's light, St. Elmo's fire.
One or more circles of light seen around a luminous object.
(anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape.
A long cigar with blunt ends.

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"Corona" Quotes from Famous Books

... Corona, Flatbush, Morrisania, Fort Lee, Bay Ridge as the farthest points at which the phenomena were manifested. It occurred to nobody to connect these points with a pencil line. If that line is made curved, instead of straight, it will be found to constitute a complete ...
— The Sign at Six • Stewart Edward White

... please him, generally hinting that they were justified in doing this. Some cast their votes in consideration of the law enacted about punishing the culprits, and others in consideration of the arms of Caesar. And one, Silicius Corona, a senator, voted outright to acquit Marcus Brutus. He made a great boast of this at the time and secretly received approval from the rest: that he was not immediately put to death gained for Caesar a great reputation ...
— Dio's Rome, Vol. III • Cassius Dio

Words linked to "Corona" :   electric arc, corolla, electric discharge, glow, Saint Elmo's light, arc, light, plant part, anatomical structure, body structure, structure, botany, glowing, complex body part, rain cloud, nimbus cloud, bodily structure, cigar, electric glow, aureole, phytology, visible light, Saint Ulmo's light, corona discharge, general anatomy, nimbus, anatomy, spark, radiance, visible radiation, discharge, plant structure

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