[kawr-uh-skey-shuh n, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈskeɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-/

the act of .
a sudden gleam or flash of light.
a striking display of brilliance or wit.
a gleam or flash of light
a sudden or striking display of brilliance, wit, etc

late 15c., from Latin coruscationem (nominative coruscatio), noun of action from past participle stem of coruscare “to vibrate, glitter” (see coruscate).

coruscation cor·us·ca·tion (kôr’ə-skā’shən)
A sensation of a flash of light before the eyes.


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