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Definition 1: a long cigar with blunt ends - [noun denoting artifact]

(corona is a kind of ...) a roll of tobacco for smoking

Definition 2: (anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape - [noun denoting body]

(corona is a kind of ...) a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing and its construction and arrangement

"he has good bone structure"

(corona belongs to category ...) the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

Definition 3: the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse - [noun denoting phenomenon]

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(corona is a kind of ...) the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface

(... is part of corona) a dark grey cloud bearing rain

Definition 4: an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for corona in the sense of this definition

(corona is a kind of ...) electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

Definition 5: one or more circles of light seen around a luminous object - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(corona is a kind of ...) (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation

"the light was filtered through a soft glass window"

Definition 6: (botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower - [noun denoting plant]

(corona is a kind of ...) any part of a plant or fungus

(... is part of corona) (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth

"we cultivate the flower for its corolla"

(corona belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

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