[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.
[kawr-val-is] /kɔrˈvæl ɪs/ noun 1. a city in W Oregon.
[kawrvz] /kɔrvz/ noun 1. plural of . [kawrf] /kɔrf/ noun, plural corves [kawrvz] /kɔrvz/ (Show IPA). British. 1. Mining. 2. a basket, cage, or boxlike structure with perforations for keeping lobsters or fish alive in water. /kɔːvz/ noun 1. the plural of corf /kɔːf/ noun (pl) corves 1. (Brit) a wagon or basket used formerly […]
[kawr-vey] /kɔrˈveɪ/ noun 1. unpaid labor for one day, as on the repair of roads, exacted by a feudal lord. 2. an obligation imposed on inhabitants of a district to perform services, as repair of roads, bridges, etc., for little or no remuneration. /ˈkɔːveɪ/ noun 1. (European history) a day’s unpaid labour owed by a […]
[kawr-vet] /kɔrˈvɛt/ noun 1. a warship of the old sailing class, having a flush deck and usually one tier of guns. 2. a lightly armed, fast ship used mostly for convoy escort and ranging in size between a destroyer and a gunboat. /kɔːˈvɛt/ noun 1. a lightly armed escort warship n. 1630s, also corvet, from […]