What does coruscate mean?

Definitions for coruscate
ˈkɔr əˌskeɪt, ˈkɒr-cor·us·cate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sparkle, scintillate, coruscateverb

    reflect brightly

    "Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside"

  2. sparkle, scintillate, coruscateverb

    be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity

    "The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall"


  1. coruscateverb

    To give off light; to reflect in flashes; to sparkle.

    Etymology: From the corusco.

  2. coruscateverb

    To exhibit brilliant technique or style.

    Etymology: From the corusco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coruscateverb

    to glitter in flashes; to flash

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Coruscate

    kor′us-kāt, v.i. to sparkle: to throw off flashes of light.—adj. Corus′cant, flashing.—n. Coruscā′tion, a glittering: sudden flash of light. [L. coruscāre, -ātum, to vibrate, glitter.]

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  1. accouters, accoutres

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coruscate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coruscate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    • A. investigating
    • B. bias
    • C. rogue
    • D. perusal

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