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[kawr-uh-skeyt, kor-] /ˈkɔr əˌskeɪt, ˈkɒr-/

verb (used without object), coruscated, coruscating.
to emit vivid flashes of light; sparkle; scintillate; gleam.
(intransitive) to emit flashes of light; sparkle

1705, from Latin coruscatus, past participle of coruscare “to vibrate, glitter,” perhaps from PIE *(s)ker- (2) “leap, jump about” (cf. scherzo). Related: Coruscated; coruscating.


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