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Definition of Coruscation

  • A sudden flash or play of light.
  • A flash of intellectual brilliancy.
  • a sudden or striking display of brilliance
  • the occurrence of a small flash or spark

How to use coruscation in a sentence. Coruscation pronunciation.

They stood for some minutes at the casement, watching the coruscations of the lightning as it played over the black and heavy waters of the lake.
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The restless vehemence of the man, struggling in all ways these many years to find a legitimate outlet, and finding, except for transitory, unsatisfactory coruscations, none, has undermined its Clay Prison in the weakest point (which proves to be the lungs), and will make outlet _there.
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When he died, in 1786, the enormous Phenomenon since called FRENCH REVOLUTION was already growling audibly in the depths of the world; meteoric-electric coruscations heralding it, all round the horizon.
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Extorted with the force of its own weight; Whereat I saw great joy of coruscation.
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Their coruscation all the sparks repeated, And they so many were, their number makes More millions than the doubling of the chess.
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Her eyes dwelt affectionately on Green Gables, peering through its network of trees and reflecting the sunlight back from its windows in several little coruscations of glory.
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The night had settled down, and now the whole sky was lit up with the vivid and beautiful coruscations of the Aurora Borealis-that magnificent meteor of the north which, in some measure, makes up to the inhabitants for the absence of the sun.
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The coruscations of the aurora were more than usually vivid, and the snow gave forth that sharp, dry, _crunching_ sound, under the heels of the men as they moved about, that denotes intense frost.
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When a wave came rushing through the fog, its black body invisible in the darkness, the crest glanced like quicksilver and broke into ten thousand coruscations as the boat balanced on the top,-pouring a flood of glittering water past the stern and over the canvas cover, and dripping from the sides in sparkling drops.
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Every forenoon, soldiers burst out of the great barracks into the sandy gymnasium-ground hard by, and flew over the wooden horse, and hung on to flying ropes, and dangled upside-down between parallel bars, and shot themselves off wooden platforms,-splashes, sparks, coruscations, showers of soldiers.
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Before he drained the last sip of the second pouring he would hold the glass up to the fire, so that the bronze coruscations at the heart of the wine glowed like fireflies in a gold dusk.
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At nine P.M. brilliant coruscations of the Aurora Borealis appeared, of a pale ochre colour with a slight tinge of red, in an arched form, crossing the zenith from North-West to South-East, but afterwards they assumed various shapes and had a rapid motion.
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At this place the Aurora Borealis was extremely brilliant in the night, its coruscations darting at times over the whole sky and assuming various prismatic tints of which the violet and yellow were predominant.
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Faint coruscations of the Aurora Borealis appeared one evening but their presence did not in the least affect the electrometer or the compass.
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Its coruscations occasionally concealed from sight stars of the first magnitude in passing over them, at other times these were faintly discerned through them; once I perceived a stream of light to illumine the under surface of some clouds as it passed along.
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The coruscations of the Aurora Borealis were very brilliant almost every evening of the first week and were generally of the most variable kind.
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The coruscations were not so bright nor the transition from one shape and colour to another so rapid as they sometimes are, otherwise I have no doubt from the midnight silence which prevailed that we should have ascertained this yet undecided point.
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One of the partners of the North-West Company related to me the following singular story: He was travelling in a canoe in the English River and had landed near the Kettle Fall when the coruscations of the Aurora Borealis were so vivid and low that the Canadians fell on their faces and began praying and crying, fearing they should be killed; he himself threw away his gun and knife that they might not attract the flashes for they were within two feet from the earth, flitting along with incredible swiftness and moving parallel to its surface.
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The coruscations of the Aurora Borealis were beautifully brilliant; they served to show us eight wolves which we had some trouble to frighten away from our collection of deer's bones and, between their howling and the constant cracking of the ice, we did not get much rest.
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I crown myself becomingly in stars or tendrils or with electric coruscations (as the mood takes me), and wear an easy costume free from complications and appropriate to the climate of those agreeable spaces.
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Examples of Coruscation

Example #1
Lucilla, whom the influences of nature always strangely and mysteriously affected, clung pale and almost trembling to Godolphin; but even in her fear there was delight in being so near to him in whose love alone she thought there was protection.
Example #2
As they reached their home, the heavy rain-drops began to fall.
Example #3
His disease, as I have from of old construed it, is a burning of him up by his own fire.
Example #4
I feel it probable that I shall never see him more,-nor his like again in this world.
Example #5
Strange enough to note, one of Friedrich's last visitors was Gabriel Honore Riquetti, Comte de Mirabeau.
Example #6
For he left the world all bankrupt, we may say; fallen into bottomless abysses of destruction; he still in a paying condition, and with footing capable to carry his affairs and him.