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EtymologyEdit

From French, from Latin corōnālis (related to a crown), from corōna (crown).

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NounEdit

coronal (plural coronals)

  1. A crown or coronet.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, chapter V, in Le Morte Darthur, book V:
      Therfore aryse and dresse the thow gloton / For this day shall thou dye of my hand / Thenne the gloton anone starte vp and tooke a grete clubbe in his hand / and smote at the kynge that his coronal fylle to the erthe
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.5:
      That shall embellish more your beautie bright, / And crowne your heades with heavenly coronall, / Such as the Angels weare before Gods tribunall!
  2. A wreath or garland of flowers.
    • 1911, George Sterling, Duandon[1]:
      Where, darker for the sky's unclouded dome, The waves took sudden coronals of foam
  3. (obsolete) A variant of colonel.
  4. The frontal bone, over which the ancients wore their coronae or garlands.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Hooper to this entry?)
  5. (phonetics) A consonant produced with the tip or blade of the tongue.

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AdjectiveEdit

coronal (comparative more coronal, superlative most coronal)

  1. relating to a crown or coronation
    • Milton
      The law and his coronal oath require his undeniable assent to what laws the Parliament agree upon.
  2. (astronomy) relating to the corona of a star
    • Abney
      The coronal light during the eclipse is faint.
    • 2013 July 28, Megan Gannon, “Spacecraft Sees Giant 'Hole' In the Sun”, in news.yahoo.com[2], retrieved 2013-07-29:
      Coronal holes are darker, cooler regions of the sun's atmosphere, or corona, containing little solar material. In these gaps, magnetic field lines whip out into the solar wind rather than looping back to the sun's surface. Coronal holes can affect space weather, as they send solar particles streaming off the sun about three times faster than the slower wind unleashed elsewhere from the sun's atmosphere, according to a description from NASA.
  3. (botany) relating to the corona of a flower
  4. (phonetics) relating to a sound made with the tip or blade of the tongue
  5. (anatomy) Relating to the coronal plane that divides a body into dorsal (back) and ventral (front)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin corōnālis, from corōna (a crown).

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coronal (feminine singular coronale, masculine plural coronaux, feminine plural coronales)

  1. (anatomy, astronomy, botany, phonetics) coronal

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PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

coronal m, f (plural coronais, comparable)

  1. (phonetics) coronal (produced with tip or blade of tongue)

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coronal m (plural coronais)

  1. (phonetics) coronal (consonant produced with tip or blade of tongue)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin coronalis.

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AdjectiveEdit

coronal (plural coronales)

  1. (anatomy) coronal
  2. (phonetics) coronal (relating to a sound produced with the tip or blade of the tongue)

NounEdit

coronal f (plural coronales)

  1. (phonetics) coronal (a consonant produced with the tip or blade of the tongue)

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