from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Giving forth flashes of light; glittering.

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  • adj. Emitting flashes of light; glittering.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Glittering in flashes; flashing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Flashing; coruscating; lighting by flashes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having brief brilliant points or flashes of light


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Latin coruscare, to flash, to sparkle.


  • I think the word coruscant has been ruined. co·rus·cant adj.

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  • But thats not old... to achieve his time travel he destroy Coruscant... so in the old movies/series/games time line coruscant is no more... and at the same time they create a new time line where change all for ever

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  • I think we have all seen Coruscant in that other series of dumb movies by that guy Lucas…..prequals they call them……The battle over coruscant in the third film was just as dumb and just as intensive.

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  • October 24th, 2008 at 12: 18 am this list needs more Asimov, he added so much to the genre he deserves to make the list, also coruscant over dagobah anyday tinfoilhat Says:

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  • Tagged: coruscant nights · cover art · darth vader

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  • As for the blood from the wound inflicted by Obi-wan in the cantina, remember he first lopped an arm off in a bar on coruscant (the shape shifting bounty hunter) and the wound was bloodless.

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  • - Two huge capital ships over coruscant, side by side exchanging shots, explosions all around

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  • Executed under cover of night, as far as Flinx could tell the massive shape terminating in its coruscant Caplis projector came to rest in near silence among the thirty-meter-high dunes of the bucolic peninsula unnoticed by any living thing save for a pair of nesting amphibians.

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  • A shriek of coruscant energy burned past Kira's cheek, close enough to blind her and powerful enough to warm the chain on her metal earring.

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  • You averred with -- um -- coruscant eyes that peace was your, er, sole desire once you had -- ah, um -- executed the will of the gods.

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  • Dim Jimmy will endlessly try

    To enliven the velvet night sky.

    He labors but just can’t

    Achieve the coruscant.

    The poor bug’s a failed firefly.

    May 4, 2015