Definition of Coronal

1. Noun. Flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes.

Exact synonyms: Chaplet, Garland, Lei, Wreath
Specialized synonyms: Crown, Bay Wreath, Laurel, Laurel Wreath
Generic synonyms: Floral Arrangement, Flower Arrangement
Derivative terms: Garland

Definition of Coronal

1. a. Of or pertaining to a corona (in any of the senses).

2. n. A crown; wreath; garland.

Definition of Coronal

1. Noun. A crown or coronet. ¹

2. Noun. A wreath or garland of flowers. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) a variant of colonel ¹

4. Noun. The frontal bone, over which the ancients wore their coronae or garlands. ¹

5. Adjective. relating to a crown ¹

6. Adjective. (context: astronomy) relating to the corona of a star ¹

7. Adjective. (context: botany) relating to the corona of a flower ¹

8. Adjective. (context: phonetics) relating to a sound made with the tip or blade of the tongue ¹

9. Adjective. (context: anatomy) a "coronal plane" or a "coronal section" divides a body into dorsal (back) and ventral (front) ¹

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Definition of Coronal

1. a wreath worn on the head [n -S]

Medical Definition of Coronal

1. A coronal plane through the body is a vertical plane from head to foot and parallel to the shoulders. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coronal

corona radiata
corona seborrheica
corona veneris
coronafacate ligase
coronal (current term)
coronal epispadias
coronal hypospadias
coronal plane
coronal pulp
coronal section
coronal suture

Literary usage of Coronal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"The general coronal form, to the naked eye, was nearly that of the small annexed Fro. 2. Prominences ou southwest limb of sun. 8 seconds. photograph, which, ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1902)
"THE NATURE OF THE coronal LIGHT. We shall now attempt to go a little more ... It is quite probable that the coronal light in reality contains all of these ..."

3. German and English Sounds by Charles Hall Grandgent (1892)
"coronal vowels. — It may be seen from the table on page 19 that certain vowels are often coronal in the North of England. With all the representatives of ..."

4. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1907)
"The changed coronal forms and structures observed at different eclipses are further evidence that motion occurs. l> the material moving out from the Sun, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Comprising the History, Institutions by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"The phraseology of some of these passages is consistent with, but does not necessarily prove the employment of the coronal tonsure, the first indisputable ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1874)
"He concludes that the coronal medium is self-lighted, in great part at least, and that it contains incandescent hydrogen, but that it also exhibits the ..."

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