Translation of corona in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kəˈrəʊnə/

n (plural -nas) (pl also -nae /-niː/)

  • 1 1.1 [Astronomy/Astronomía] corona (feminine)
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    • With the face of the Sun blocked by the Moon during a solar eclipse, the corona shines with the brightness of a full Moon.
    • As the brilliant Sun is covered by the Moon, the pearly corona flashes into view, the sky darkens, and all of nature seems to come to a halt.
    • Like the chromosphere, the corona can only be seen by eye during a total eclipse, although there are other technical ways to observe it between times.
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    • Another effect that is caused by the interaction of the sun and water droplets, is the corona.
    • But the corona owes its origin to diffraction rather than refraction.
    • A circle around the sun or moon that is smaller than a halo with a 22-degree radius, is probably a corona.
    1.2 (of skull, tooth) corona (feminine) 1.3corona (discharge) [Physics/Física] descarga (feminine) de corona
  • 2 (cigar) corona (masculine)
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    • Eventually all the beautiful people were puffing robustos and coronas while schmoozing, partying and sauntering among the paparazzi.
    • For instance, a corona that is typically 5.5 x 42 means that the cigar measures 5.5 inches in length and 42/60ths of an inch in diameter.
    • I dropped the corona and it caught on the curtain.

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