Share this entry

coruscate
American English: /ˈkɔrəˌskeɪt/
, /ˈkɑrəˌskeɪt/
British English: /ˈkɒrəskeɪt/

Translation of coruscate in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • coruscating wit/charm
    ingenio (masculine) /simpatía (feminine) deslumbrante
    Example sentences
    • Finally, as the blazing star appeared high over the island, the glow coruscated into incredible brilliance and began the nightly display.
    • Dark lightning coruscated around James' hands as the point of light rose up into the air.
    • A diamond coruscates because it has the capacity for ‘total internal reflection’, meaning that it is able to completely reflect all the light that falls upon it from a particular direction.

Definition of coruscate in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: