What does Corona mean?

Definitions for Corona
kəˈroʊ nəcoro·n·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aureole, coronanoun

    the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse

  2. coronanoun

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

  3. corona discharge, corona, corposant, St. Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's light, Saint Ulmo's fire, Saint Ulmo's light, electric glownoun

    an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere

  4. coronanoun

    one or more circles of light seen around a luminous object

  5. coronanoun

    (anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape

  6. coronanoun

    a long cigar with blunt ends

Wiktionary

  1. coronanoun

    A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services.

  2. coronanoun

    The luminous plasma atmosphere of the Sun or other star, extending millions of kilometres into space, most easily seen during a total solar eclipse,

  3. coronanoun

    Any crown-like appendage of a plant or animal.

  4. coronanoun

    (electrical): a low energy discharge caused by ionization of a gas by an electric field [quite common at conductor bends of 12kV or higher].

  5. Etymology: From corona, from.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. CORONAnoun

    A large flat member of the cornice, so called because it crowns the entablature and the whole order. It is called by workmen the drip. Ephraim Chambers

    Etymology: Latin.

    In a cornice the gola or cymatium of the corona, the coping, the modillions or dentelli, make a noble shew by their graceful projections. Spectator, №. 415.

Wikipedia

  1. Corona

    A corona (meaning "crown" in Latin derived from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korōnè, "garland, wreath")) is an aura of plasma that surrounds the Sun and other stars. The Sun's corona extends millions of kilometres into outer space and is most easily seen during a total solar eclipse, but it is also observable with a coronagraph. Spectroscopy measurements indicate strong ionization in the corona and a plasma temperature in excess of 1000000 kelvin, much hotter than the surface of the Sun. Light from the corona comes from three primary sources, from the same volume of space. The K-corona (K for kontinuierlich, "continuous" in German) is created by sunlight scattering off free electrons; Doppler broadening of the reflected photospheric absorption lines spreads them so greatly as to completely obscure them, giving the spectral appearance of a continuum with no absorption lines. The F-corona (F for Fraunhofer) is created by sunlight bouncing off dust particles, and is observable because its light contains the Fraunhofer absorption lines that are seen in raw sunlight; the F-corona extends to very high elongation angles from the Sun, where it is called the zodiacal light. The E-corona (E for emission) is due to spectral emission lines produced by ions that are present in the coronal plasma; it may be observed in broad or forbidden or hot spectral emission lines and is the main source of information about the corona's composition.

ChatGPT

  1. corona

    A corona is a type of aura or halo that surrounds the sun or other celestial bodies, generally made of plasma or highly ionized gas. It is usually visible during a total solar eclipse or through special instruments that use a coronagraph to block the direct light from the body. In the context of viruses, "corona" refers to the outer envelope structure of coronaviruses, which contains proteins that form a "crown-like" appearance under microscope, giving the virus its name.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coronanoun

    a crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services

  2. Coronanoun

    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

  3. Coronanoun

    the upper surface of some part, as of a tooth or the skull; a crown

  4. Coronanoun

    the shelly skeleton of a sea urchin

  5. Coronanoun

    a peculiar luminous appearance, or aureola, which surrounds the sun, and which is seen only when the sun is totally eclipsed by the moon

  6. Coronanoun

    an inner appendage to a petal or a corolla, often forming a special cup, as in the daffodil and jonquil

  7. Coronanoun

    any crownlike appendage at the top of an organ

  8. Coronanoun

    a circle, usually colored, seen in peculiar states of the atmosphere around and close to a luminous body, as the sun or moon

  9. Coronanoun

    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

  10. Coronanoun

    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

  11. Coronanoun

    a character [/] called the pause or hold

  12. Etymology: [L. corona crown. See Crown.]

Wikidata

  1. Corona

    A corona is a type of plasma of the Sun or other celestial body, extending millions of kilometres into space, most easily seen during a total solar eclipse, but also observable in a coronagraph. The word "corona" itself derived from the Latin, meaning crown, which in turn came from the Ancient Greek κορώνη meaning "garland" or "wreath". The high temperature of the corona gives it unusual spectral features, which led some to suggest, in the 19th century, that it contained a previously unknown element, "coronium". These spectral features have since been traced to highly ionized iron which indicates a plasma temperature in excess of 106 kelvin. The fact that the Sun has a million-degree corona was first discovered by Gotrian in 1939 and Bengt Edlén in 1941 by identifying the coronal lines as transitions from low-lying metastable levels of the ground configuration of highly ionised metals. Light from the corona comes from three primary sources, which are called by different names although all of them share the same volume of space. The K-corona is created by sunlight scattering off free electrons; Doppler broadening of the reflected photospheric absorption lines completely obscures them, giving the spectral appearance of a continuum with no absorption lines. The F-corona is created by sunlight bouncing off dust particles, and is observable because its light contains the Fraunhofer absorption lines that are seen in raw sunlight; the F-corona extends to very high elongation angles from the Sun, where it is called the zodiacal light. The E-corona is due to spectral emission lines produced by ions that are present in the coronal plasma; it may be observed in broad or forbidden or hot spectral emission lines and is the main source of information about the corona's composition.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Corona

    ko-rō′na, n. (archit.) the large, flat, projecting member of a cornice which crowns the entablature: (bot.) the crown-like appendage at the top of compound flowers: (astron.) the luminous circle or halo which surrounds the moon during a solar total eclipse: (anat.) a term used to signify the upper surface of certain parts of the body: a round pendent chandelier:—pl. usually Corō′næ.—n. Cor′onal, a crown or garland: the frontal bone of the skull.—adjs. Cor′onal, Cor′onary, pertaining to a crown, or to the top of the head; Cor′onāte, -d, crowned, applied to shells with a row of projections round the apex.—ns. Coronā′tion, the act of crowning a sovereign; Corō′nis, a sign (′) marking a crasis, as κἄν = καὶ ἄν; Cor′onule (bot.), an appendage like a small crown. [L. corona, a crown.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. corona

    In timber, consists of rows of microscopic cylinders, situated between the wood and the pith; it is that part from which all the branches take their rise, and from it all the wood-threads grow.--Corona astronomically means the luminous ring or glory which surrounds the sun or moon during an eclipse, or the intervention of a thin cloud. They are generally faintly coloured at their edges. Frequently when there is a halo encircling the moon, there is a small corona more immediately around it. Coronæ, as well as halos, have been observed to prognosticate rain, hail, or snow, being the result of snow or dense vapours nearer the earth, through which the object becomes hazy.

Editors Contribution

  1. corona

    A piece of a flower or plant with a specific shape according to the species of flower or plant.

    The narcisscus has a variety of corona on the top of the flower.


    Submitted by MaryC on September 10, 2016  

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Entomology

  1. Corona

    a crown or crown-like processes.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. CORONA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Corona is ranked #832 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Corona surname appeared 41,553 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 14 would have the surname Corona.

    90.2% or 37,514 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    8.5% or 3,569 total occurrences were White.
    0.4% or 179 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 125 total occurrences were Black.
    0.2% or 104 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.1% or 62 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

Anagrams for Corona »

  1. racoon

  2. caroon

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Corona in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Corona in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Corona in a Sentence

  1. Ghulam Ali Chauhan:

    There's no need for a vaccine. This corona is nothing, we have faith in Allah, we don't wear masks, we don't need any protection.

  2. Anatol Stefanowitsch:

    I can’t think of anything, at least since the Second World War, that would have changed the vocabulary as drastically, and at the same time as quickly, as the corona pandemic, i can think of many other examples of a huge cultural shift that changed the German vocabulary. But they didn’t happen within a few months.

  3. Francesco Pellegrino:

    It's a craft beer that's going after the Corona market.

  4. Georg Klingler from Greenpeace Switzerland:

    We are here because we want to make it a green recovery. We need to foster measures that help us to quit fossil fuels now in the wake of corona, we need to make our society more resilient for the crises to come.

  5. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas:

    Corona knows no nationality.

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