Corona

A corona (Latin, `crown`) is an aura of plasma that surrounds the Sun and other celestial bodies. The Sun`s corona extends millions of kilometres into space and is most easily seen during a total solar eclipse, but it is also observable with a coronagraph. The word `corona` is a Latin word meaning `crown`, from the Ancient Greek κορών
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Corona

• (n.) 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. • (n.) The upper surface of some part, as of a tooth or the skull; a crown. • (n.) A crown or circlet suspended from the roof or vaulting of churches, to hold tapers lighted on solemn o...
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(from the article `atmosphere`) ...produced when sunlight is diffracted into its component colours by water droplets. In addition, halos are produced by the refraction and ...
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(from the article `cigar`) Modern cigars are described by their size and shape as follows: corona is a straight-shaped cigar with rounded top (the end placed in the mouth), ...
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(from the article `metamorphic rock`) ...can also constrain the quantitative pressure-temperature history of the rock during metamorphism. An example of a reaction texture is shown in ...
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(from the article `rotifer`) The body may be spherical, flattened, bag-like, or wormlike. The body wall consists of a thin cuticle. Tufts of cilia at the anterior end make up the ... Rotifers show a great diversity of body form. Cilia surround the anterior end of the body and mouth, forming the corona. Cilia may form circumoral ... [...
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(from the article `space exploration`) ...reconnaissance satellites persisted. In February 1958, President Eisenhower authorized the development, under conditions of great secrecy, of such ...
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(from the article `Uranus`) ...of an object formed from separate pieces that did not totally merge. The basic surface is heavily cratered, but it is interrupted by three lightly ... Coronae (Latin: `garlands` or `crowns`) are landforms that apparently owe their origin to the effects of hot, buoyant blobs of material,...
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(kә-ro´nә) pl. coro´nae, coronas Latin word meaning crown. In anatomy, it is used to mean a projection or an encircling structure that resembles a crown. adj., cor´onal., adj. corona radiata the radiating crown of projection fibers passing from the internal capsule to ...
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1) The upper level of the solar atmosphere, characterized by low densities and high temperatures (>1.0E+06 K); it is not visible from the Earth except during a total eclipse of the sun or by use of special telescopes called coronagraphs. 2) An ovoid -shaped feature.
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noun a long cigar with blunt ends
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(spy satellites) KH-4A (Key Hole) of 'Corona' family with 2 descent capsules America`s first series of photo-reconnaissance or IMINT (image intelligence) satellites, involving more than 100 launches between 1959 and 1972. The program had the cover name Discoverer and ...
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[beer] Corona Extra (Coronita in Spain) is a pale lager produced by Cervecería Modelo in Mexico for domestic distribution and export to all other countries besides the United States, and by Constellation Brands in Mexico for export to the United States. The split ownership is a result of an anti-trust settlement permitting the merger of Gr...
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[gastropod] clade Euthyneura clade Panpulmonata clade Eupulmonata clade Stylommatophora informal group Sigmurethra | superfamilia = Orthalicoidea | familia = Orthalicidae | subfamilia = Orthalicinae | genus = Corona | genus_authority = Albers, 1850 }} Corona is a genus of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks i...
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[LIRR station] ==Original West Flushing Station== Three blocks east of Corona Station was another station named West Flushing that served the community at large. It was located at what is today 108th Street and 44th Avenue, and was built in 1854. Though even the most scholarly railroad historians never knew when the station was closed, it m...
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[optical phenomenon] In meteorology, a corona is produced by the diffraction of light from either the Sun or the Moon by individual small water droplets and sometimes tiny ice crystals of a cloud or on a foggy glass surface. The corona consists of small number of concentric colored rings around the celestial object and a central bright aure...
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[planetary geology] In planetary geology, a corona (plural: coronae) is an oval-shaped feature. Coronae appear on both the planet Venus and Uranus`s moon Miranda and may be formed by upwellings of warm material below the surface. ==Coronae on Venus== The geodynamic surface of Venus is dominated by patterns of basaltic volcanism, and by comp...
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[satellite] The Corona program was a series of American strategic reconnaissance satellites produced and operated by the Central Intelligence Agency Directorate of Science & Technology with substantial assistance from the U.S. Air Force. The Corona satellites were used for photographic surveillance of the Soviet Union (USSR), the People`s R...
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[snail] Lists of comics publications by creator. ...
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[solitaire] Corona is a relatively long and difficult solitaire game using two decks. According to SolSuit Solitaire, there is only a 1 in 25 chance of winning (SolSuit). The object of the game is to move all of the cards to the Foundations. ==Layout== Corona has eight Foundations that build up in suit from Ace to King. Here is an example: ...
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[typeface] Corona is a serif typeface, designed by Chauncey H. Griffith, and presented by Mergenthaler Linotype in 1941. It is one of five typefaces in Griffith`s `Legibility Group` which contains typefaces especially well-suited to newsprint. Corona is based on forms of the Ionic type and designed to meet the rigorous requirements of high-...
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Co·ro'na noun ; plural Latin Coronæ (-n...), English Coronas (-n...z). [ Latin corona crown. See Crown .] 1. A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services. 2. (Architecture) The projecting part of a Cla...
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A circular to elongate feature which is surrounded by multiple concentric ridges. Coronae are thought to be formed by hot spots.
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A component of the cornice that has a vertical face and horizontal soffit.
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a disk of light surrounding the sun or moon; this is a result of the diffraction of light by small water droplets.
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