coronate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v coronate invest with regal power; enthrone "The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Coronate (Zoöl) Girt about the spire with a row of tubercles or spines; -- said of spiral shells.
    • Coronate (Biol) Having a crest or a crownlike appendage.
    • Coronate Having or wearing a crown.
    • Coronate (Zoöl) Having the coronal feathers lengthened or otherwise distinguished; -- said of birds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • coronate Having or wearing a crown or something like one. Specifically— In botany, provided with a corona.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Coronate crowned, applied to shells with a row of projections round the apex
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Quotations

  • William Congreve
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    “They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.”
  • H. L. Mencken
    H.%20L.%20Mencken
    “Whenever a husband and wife begin to discuss their marriage they are giving evidence at a coroner's inquest.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. coronatus, p. p. of coronare, to crown, fr. corona,. See Crown
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. corona, a crown.

Usage

In literature:

This they consented to do, and soon great preparations were under way for the coronation.
"The Enchanted Island" by Fannie Louise Apjohn
The coroner shall be summoned immediately.
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
A strange day, this of my coronation, odd to pass through, to the highest degree illuminating in retrospect.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
His own private police and the Shan's own Guard will be at the Coronation to protect all that jewelry.
"Heist Job on Thizar" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Three days later the Queen opened the Imperial Coronation Bazaar which was held on behalf of the Ormonde St. Hospital for Sick Children.
"The Life of King Edward VII" by J. Castell Hopkins
The court was crowded: by the time Seagrave, as Coroner, took his seat, there was not a square foot of even standing space.
"In the Mayor's Parlour" by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
Up to the present no coroner's inquest had been held on the body of Edward Wilson.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
For more than 800 years the coronations of English monarchs have regularly taken place in Westminster Abbey.
"Little Folks" by Various
In Westminster Abbey, on Sept. 3, 1189, his coronation took place with great splendor.
"With Spurs of Gold" by Frances Nimmo Greene
The officers of the law are there, and close behind the coroner stand the Lamottes, father and son.
"The Diamond Coterie" by Lawrence L. Lynch
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In poetry:

'There is no summer in the leaves,
And withered are the sedges;
How shall we weave a coronal,
Or gather floral pledges?'
"Pan Is Dead" by Ezra Pound
Spent autumn wanes; the leaf
Forsakes the vine, as from her coronal
The gems might fall,
Forgot by some mad empress in her grief.
"The End of Autumn" by Clark Ashton Smith
O that the months would roll away,
And bring that coronation day!
The King of Grace shall fill the throne,
With all his Father's glories on.
"Hymn 72" by Isaac Watts
Poison the steel of the plunging dart,
Holloa your hounds to their station!
I march to my ruin with such a heart
As a king to his coronation.
"The Retort Discourteous" by Stephen Vincent Benet
THE first, the very first; oh! none
Can feel again as they have done;
In love, in war, in pride, in all
The planets of life's coronal,
However beautiful or bright,--
What can be like their first sweet light?
"The Troubadour. Canto 2" by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Titania, Niamh, or that Morgan fay
Our simpler eyes in. Sicily to-day
Catch at her sorcery-to YOU, whose breath
To a rippling rapture stirs the pool of Death,
I bring this coronal of rose and rue,
With golden wattle twined-and she-oak too.
"Alma Venus! [Excerpt]" by Bernard O Dowd

In news:

Coroner IDs woman killed in light- rail train collision.
Greenville County Deputy Coroner Kent Dill says the driver of a Mercury SUV lost control and swerved into 77-year-old Christine Domina's yard just after 2 pm on Tuesday.
Using a rapid-fire laser and telescope instrument called ChemCam, Mars rover Curiosity zaps its 'Coronation' rock, creating sparks of ionized gas that will be used to measure the rock's chemical contents.
Gov won't reappoint Anna Nicole Smith coroner.
The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed in a recycling plant accident last week.
Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley tells The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer that the worker was pronounced dead at a hospital about an hour after the fall on Wednesday.
The Sonoma County coroner's office is trying to locate the next of kin of a man who was found dead in the Russian River in Forestville on Sunday evening.
The Richland County coroner says a Columbia tattoo parlor owner shot himself in the head after asking two other people if they wanted to play Russian roulette .
The man who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a Five Points tattoo parlor Tuesday was playing Russian roulette when he died, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said.
Boulder coroner ID's motorcycle crash victim as Christopher Sartain of Westminster.
The Boulder County Coroner's Office has identified the victim in a motorcycle accident in Boulder Canyon Saturday as Christopher Sartain , 29, of Westminster.
Self-proclaimed 'King James' poised for NBA coronation.
Court of America's Majestic Beauty Coronation.
Joshua Vielstich died after his motorcycle slammed into a car on the westbound side of Interstate around 8:15 pm Saturday, according to the coroner's office.
The Clark County coroner has ruled Tyre 's death a suicide.
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In science:

Alternatively, one may use vector magnetograms to validate topological inferences, for example those derived from magnetic tracking and/or coronal imaging.
Fluxon Modeling of Low-Beta Plasmas
This behavior is represented by the stick/slip reconnection model of Longcope (1996) and is a possible mechanism for nano flare heating of the coronal (e.g.
Fluxon Modeling of Low-Beta Plasmas
Klimchuk. A Model for Solar Coronal Mass Ejections.
Fluxon Modeling of Low-Beta Plasmas
An Emerging Flux Trigger Mechanism for Coronal Mass Ejections.
Fluxon Modeling of Low-Beta Plasmas
Coronal Mass Ejection Breakout with Adaptive Mesh Re finement.
Fluxon Modeling of Low-Beta Plasmas
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