Definitions of corona

  1. the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a long cigar with blunt ends Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (botany) the trumpet shaped or cup shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. The projecting part of a Classic cornice, the under side of which is cut with a recess or channel so as to form a drip. See Illust. of Column. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. The upper surface of some part, as of a tooth or the skull; a crown. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. The shelly skeleton of a sea urchin. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A peculiar luminous appearance, or aureola, which surrounds the sun, and which is seen only when the sun is totally eclipsed by the moon. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. Any crownlike appendage at the top of an organ. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. A circle, usually colored, seen in peculiar states of the atmosphere around and close to a luminous body, as the sun or moon. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. A peculiar phase of the aurora borealis, formed by the concentration or convergence of luminous beams around the point in the heavens indicated by the direction of the dipping needle. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. A crown or circlet suspended from the roof or vaulting of churches, to hold tapers lighted on solemn occasions. It is sometimes formed of double or triple circlets, arranged pyramidically. Called also corona lucis. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. A character [/] called the pause or hold. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. A crown; a halo surrounding heavenly bodies. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. A crown or garland; a luminous circle; halo. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. A large flat member of a cornice, usually of considerable projection, to carry off the rain that falls on it; the upper surface of the molar teeth or grinders; the circumference or margin of a radiated compound flower; a halo or luminous circle around the sun, moon, or stars; a crown, sometimes of triple circlets, suspended from a roof to hold tapers, which are lighted on solemn occasions; among the Romans, a crown bestowed for distinguished services. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. The flat projecting part of a cornice; a drip; a halo or luminous circle round the sun, moon, or stars; in anat., the upper surface of the molar teeth; in bot., the circumference or margin of a radiated compound flower. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. A cup-shaped body formed by the union of scales on the perianth leaves at the junction of claw and limb; the theca and arms of a Crinoid; the ciliated disc of certain animals; the head or upper portion of any structure. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  19. Coronal. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for corona

  1. The four had become inseparable, old Saracinesca, Giovanni, Corona and the baby. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  2. They refused to sacrifice St Anselm's tower on the south or the tower of St Andrew on the north, therefore the wide choir of Canterbury, already wider than the nave and growing wider still as it went eastward, had to be strangled between them, and to open again as well as it could into the Trinity Chapel and the Corona – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton