Associations to the word «Corona»


CORONA, noun. A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services.
CORONA, noun. (star) The luminous plasma atmosphere of the Sun or other star, extending millions of kilometres into space, most easily seen during a total solar eclipse,
CORONA, noun. (biology) Any crown-like appendage of a plant or animal.
CORONA, noun. (electricity) corona discharge
CORONA, noun. (anatomy) The circumference of the base of the glans penis in human males.
CORONA AUSTRALIS, proper noun. (constellation) A small summer constellation of the northern sky said to resemble a crown.
CORONA AUSTRINA, proper noun. Alternative name of Corona Australis.
CORONA BOREALIS, proper noun. (constellation) A small constellation said to resemble a crown.
CORONA CORONA, proper noun. An expensive Cuban cigar.
CORONA DISCHARGE, noun. (electricity) The ionization of air (or any other fluid) surrounding an electrically energized conductor, as a result of a strong electric field.

Dictionary definition

CORONA, noun. The outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse.
CORONA, noun. (botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower.
CORONA, noun. An electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere.
CORONA, noun. One or more circles of light seen around a luminous object.
CORONA, noun. (anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape.
CORONA, noun. A long cigar with blunt ends.

Wise words

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