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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the occurrence of a small flash or spark;
[syn: glitter, sparkle, coruscation]

2. a sudden or striking display of brilliance;
- Example: "coruscations of great wit"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Coruscation \Cor`us*ca"tion\ (k?r`?s-k?"sh?n), n. [L. coruscatio: cf. F. coruscattion.] 1. A sudden flash or play of light. [1913 Webster] A very vivid but exceeding short-lived splender, not to call ?t a little coruscation. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. A flash of intellectual brilliancy. [1913 Webster] He might have illuminated his times with the incessant cor??cations of his genius. --I. Taylor. Syn: Flash; glitter; blaze; gleam; sparkle. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

coruscation n 1: the occurrence of a small flash or spark [syn: glitter, sparkle, coruscation] 2: a sudden or striking display of brilliance; "coruscations of great wit"