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Coriolis effect the apparent deflection of moving objects as observed from a rotating frame of reference due to the force created by the rotating frame.
Coriolis force a force held to be responsible for the straying off course of a falling object toward a rotating body such as the earth.
corium the layer of skin that lies beneath the epidermal layer and contains nerves and blood vessels; derma.
cork a species of oak native to the Mediterranean area, having thick, porous, water-resistant bark. [6 definitions]
corker a person or machine that inserts corks into bottles.
corkscrew a spiral-shafted tool used to remove corks from bottles. [3 definitions]
corky of or resembling cork, as in texture or buoyancy. [2 definitions]
corm a thickened underground stem acting as a storage tissue and source of new leafy shoots, as in crocuses.
cormorant any of several dark-colored, long-necked seabirds having a hooked bill and an expandable food pouch, often brightly colored, under the bill.
corn1 a tall cereal plant that produces cylinder-shaped ears with rows of edible yellow or white seeds. [7 definitions]
corn2 a small area of hard, calloused skin on the toe or foot.
corn borer a moth larva that is highly destructive to corn and other plants.
corn bread bread made with cornmeal as the main ingredient.
corncob the woody core that bears the kernels in an ear of corn. [2 definitions]
corncob pipe a tobacco pipe with a bowl made of a hollow, dried corncob.
corn cockle an annual flowering plant that bears pinkish flowers and poisonous seeds and is considered a weed.
corncrib a ventilated structure for drying and storing ears of corn.
cornea the portion of the eyeball's outer coating that is transparent and covers the iris and pupil.
cornel any of the dogwood trees or shrubs.
cornelian variant of carnelian.
Cornell University an Ivy League university in Ithaca, New York, founded in 1865.