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 (kôr′ə-nəl, kŏr′-, kə-rō′nəl)
1. A garland, wreath, or circlet for the head.
2. Linguistics A coronal consonant.
1. Of or relating to a corona, especially of the head.
2. Of, relating to, or having the direction of the coronal suture or of the plane dividing the body into front and back portions.
3. Linguistics Articulated by raising the blade of the tongue, as (t) in tip and (n) in night.

[Middle English, from Latin corōnālis, of a crown, from corōna, crown; see crown.]


1. poetic a circlet for the head; crown
2. a wreath or garland
3. (Anatomy) anatomy short for coronal suture
4. of or relating to a corona or coronal
5. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a less common word for retroflex
[C16: from Late Latin corōnālis belonging to a crown]


(n. ˈkɔr ə nl, ˈkɒr-; adj. usu. kəˈroʊn l)

1. a crown; coronet.
2. a garland.
3. of or pertaining to a coronal or corona.
4. (of a speech sound) articulated with the blade of the tongue raised.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin corōnālis= Latin corōn(a) crown + -ālis -al1]
co•ro′nal•ly, adv.


Relating to the crown of the head.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coronal - flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposescoronal - flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
crown - a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
floral arrangement, flower arrangement - a decorative arrangement of flowers
bay wreath, laurel wreath, laurel - (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
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He has thrown off his paper cap, and you see that his hair is not thick and straight, like Adam's, but thin and wavy, allowing you to discern the exact contour of a coronal arch that predominates very decidedly over the brow.
Chaplets too, resembling in their arrangement the strawberry coronal worn by an English peeress, and composed of intertwined leaves and blossoms, often crowned their temples; and bracelets and anklets of the same tasteful pattern were frequently to be seen.
Rappit, the hair-dresser, with his well-anointed coronal locks tending wavily upward, like the simulated pyramid of flame on a monumental urn, seemed to her at that moment the most formidable of her contemporaries, into whose street at St.
Coronal motions, which covers at least thirty times bigger space than the surface of earth on Sun's surface, can be seen in video brightly.
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This timely, multi-scale ( russian dolls ) approach will achieve an innovative synergy between coronal heating and coronal seismology, where the coronal heating models will use input from, and be benchmarked against, information gained about the solar atmosphere through coronal seismology.
By sheer combinatorics, Bohas and Bachmar arrive at the number of (26 x (26-1)) : 2 = 325 possible "etyma"--w and y are excluded from the total of 28 Arabic consonantal phonemes as "extensions" of the labial b and the coronal t, respectively.
Failure of root canal treatment might be attributed to various reasons; in this context, the importance of coronal seal is well established.
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