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

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats