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Noun: corposant  'kor-pu,zant
Usage: archaic
  1. An electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
    - corona discharge, corona, St. Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's light, Saint Ulmo's fire, Saint Ulmo's light, electric glow

Derived forms: corposants

Type of: arc, discharge, electric arc, electric discharge, spark

Encyclopedia: Corposant