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English noun: corona

1. corona (phenomenon) the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse


Synonymsaureole


Broader (hypernym)glow, glowing, radiance


Part meronymnimbus, nimbus cloud, rain cloud

2. corona (plant) (botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower


Broader (hypernym)plant part, plant structure


Part meronymcorolla


Domain categorybotany, phytology

3. corona (phenomenon) an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere


Synonymscorona discharge, corposant, electric glow, Saint Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's light, Saint Ulmo's fire, Saint Ulmo's light, St. Elmo's fire


Broader (hypernym)arc, discharge, electric arc, electric discharge, spark

4. corona (phenomenon) one or more circles of light seen around a luminous object


Broader (hypernym)light, visible light, visible radiation

5. corona (body) (anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape


Broader (hypernym)anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure


Domain categoryanatomy, general anatomy

6. corona (artifact) a long cigar with blunt ends


Broader (hypernym)cigar









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