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Meaning of CORUSCATION

Pronunciation:  `koru'skeyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sudden or striking display of brilliance; "corruscations of great wit"
  2. [n]  the occurrence of a small flash or spark
 

CORUSCATION is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: glitter, sparkle
 
 See Also: brilliance, flash, genius

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cor`us*ca"tion\ (k?r`?s-k?"sh?n), n. [L.
coruscatio: cf. F. coruscattion.]
1. A sudden flash or play of light.

         A very vivid but exceeding short-lived splender, not
         to call ?t a little coruscation.      --Boyle.

2. A flash of intellectual brilliancy.

         He might have illuminated his times with the
         incessant cor??cations of his genius. --I. Taylor.

Syn: Flash; glitter; blaze; gleam; sparkle.

 

 

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