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Meaning of CORPOSANT

Pronunciation:  'korpu`zant

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
 

CORPOSANT is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: corona, corona discharge, electric glow, Saint Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's light, Saint Ulmo's fire, Saint Ulmo's light, St. Elmo's fire
 
 See Also: arc, discharge, electric arc, electric discharge, spark

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cor"po*sant\ (k?r"p?-z?nt), n. [It. corpo santo holy
body.]
St. Elmo's fire. See under {Saint}.

 

 

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