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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun coronal:
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Definition of the noun coronal
What does coronal mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: coronals
- flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of coronal: chaplet / garland / lei / wreath
- more generic terms: floral arrangement / flower arrangement = a decorative arrangement of flowers
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun coronal
- a crown or coronet
- a wreath or garland of flowers
- [obsolete] a variant of colonel
Definition of the adjective coronal
What does coronal mean as an attribute of a noun?
- relating to a crown
- [context: astronomy] relating to the corona of a star
- [context: botany] relating to the corona of a flower
- [context: phonetics] relating to a sound made with the tip or blade of the tongue
- [context: anatomy] a "coronal plane" or a "coronal section" divides a body into dorsal (back) and ventral (front)
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Christian Holiness (1882)
Its Philosophy, Theory, and Experience by Smith H. Platt
forms of the verta- brate type of animal life — fishes, reptiles, birds, and mammals — the conclusion has been reached upon purely scientific ground, that the coronal is the crowning development of creation, (See Agassiz, Dana, and others.) ...
by Richard A. Matzner
coronal lines Except possibly for the periods of highest solar activity, the largest coronal holes are located at relatively high...
by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji
Coronal processes laterally compressed . . . . . .19. Calotropis. Corolla valvate. Coronal processes spathulate . 'ig. Asclepias. Corolla-lobes overlapping.
by Sir George Watt
Coronal processes laterally compressed ...... 19. Calotropis. Corolla valvate. Coronal processes spathulate . mig. Asclepias. Corolla-lobes overlapping.
by R.L. Trask
coronal /'kɒrənəl/ 1. adj. (of an articulation) Articulated with the tip or ...
by David Crystal
Coronal sounds are defined ARTICULATORILY, as those produced with the BLADE of the TONGUE raised from its neutral position. ALVEOLAR, DENTAL and PALATO-ALVEOLAR CONSONANTS are [+coronal] (abbreviated as [+cor]) ...
Dictionary of Astronomy (1997)
by Martin Ince
coronal streamers Earth, Coriolis Forces affect missiles, ocean currents and airliners in flight. The idea of Coriolis Forces illustrates relative frames of reference - the force seems to act on the smaller object, although an outside observer ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2010)
by Elizabeth A. Martin
by Annette Kujawski Taylor Ph.D.
CORONAL SECTION When examining the anatomy (structure) or physiology (function) of the brain (or ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
Coronal Maxilla. Comprejfores narium. Levatores lab. sup. alarumq. nqfi. Levatorcs angulorum oris. Depressores alarum nafi. Buccinatores. Mylo+ haryngei.
Encyclopaedia of Language (2002)
by N.E. Collinge
[+coronal]: Tongue tip or blade raised. [+anterior]: Constriction at alveolar ridge or further forward. [+high]: Tongue body raised. [+continuant]: Airflow through oral cavitynot blocked.
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
—coronal, coronoid, adj. coronal plane. See frontal plane. coronal section [L, corona, crown, sectio] ...
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Photo about coronal
The June 7 2011 coronal mass ejection
The June 7 2011 coronal mass ejection, as seen by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. The infalling matter is undergoing the magnetic Rayleigh-Taylor effect.
Photo credit: UCL Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Scrabble value of C3O1R1O1N1A1L1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of CORONAL
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