Corposant meaning

kôr'pə-zənt
An electrical discharge accompanied by a corona of ionization in the surrounding atmosphere.
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Origin of corposant

  • Portuguese obsolete Spanish corpo santo both from Latin corpus sānctum holy body corpus body kwrep- in Indo-European roots sānctus holy past participle of sancīre to consecrate sak- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Latin corpus (“body”) + sanctum (“holy”)
    From Wiktionary