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corona1 US English

The rarefied gaseous envelope of the sun and other stars. The sun’s corona is normally visible only during a total solar eclipse when it is seen as an irregularly shaped pearly glow surrounding the darkened disk of the moon

corona2 US English

A long, straight-sided cigar

Corona US English

A city in southwestern California, southwest of Riverside; population 149,923 (est. 2008)

Corona Borealis US English

A northern constellation (the Northern Crown), in which the main stars form a small but prominent arc

Corona Australis US English

A small southern constellation (the Southern Crown), with no bright stars

corona discharge in corona1 US English

The glow around a conductor at high potential