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coruscation (n.)

"a flash or gleam of light," as of the reflection of lightning on clouds or moonlight on the sea, late 15c. (Caxton, choruscacyon), from Late Latin coruscationem (nominative coruscatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of Latin coruscare "to vibrate, glitter" (see coruscate).

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Definitions of coruscation

coruscation (n.)
the occurrence of a small flash or spark;
Synonyms: glitter / sparkle
coruscation (n.)
a sudden or striking display of brilliance;
coruscations of great wit
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