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Origin of coral
OTHER WORDS FROM coralcor·al·like, adjective
Words nearby coral
Definition for coral (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for coral
The mutation rate of mitochondria varies hugely from algae to tulips to coral.Sex Is Driven by the Impetus to Change - Issue 88: Love & Sex|Jill Neimark|August 12, 2020|Nautilus
More than half of the world’s coral reefs are in danger of disappearing.
If the coral can’t attract another algae roommate in time, the coral itself will die.
The scientists examined bleaching events in ocean corals between 2010 and 2019.
That way corals won’t experience more stress than they can handle.
Cason is now retired from the Foreign Service and is the mayor of Coral Gables, Florida.
Coral reefs are in decline, coastal dead zones are on the rise, and marine life is dying.‘Mission Blue’ Warning: The Ocean Is Not Too Big to Fail|Sylvia A. Earle|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Reef has lost more than half its coral cover since 1985, with two-thirds of the loss occurring after 1998.Australia Wants to Open the Great Barrier Reef to Dumping|Kirsten Alexander|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In works such as “Oceania,” featuring cut-outs birds, fish, coral and leaves, the walls of his apartment became the canvas itself.This Summer, Get Thee To London For The RSC’s Henry IV|Emma Woolf|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As more time passes, the coral that attach give the works entirely new shape, texture, and color.Artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s Underwater Sculptures Are a Sight to Sea|Justin Jones|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My only fear is that the coral may grow over and cover it up before I am free to get out there.Stories of the Ships|Lewis R. Freeman
The most conspicuous fossil is a coral, which appears to belong to the family of Cyathophyllidae.Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia|Ludwig Leichhardt
Some of these islands are very low, only just above the water, and are made of coral, and others have high mountains in them.Taking Tales|W.H.G. Kingston
Then I made them cut wood, and piling the coral above it, set it on fire.The Coral Island|R.M. Ballantyne
To the right is a long sea-wall, and on the other hand a small boat harbour, both built of coral.In the Andamans and Nicobars|C. Boden Kloss
British Dictionary definitions for coral
- the calcareous or horny material forming the skeleton of certain of these animals
- (as modifier)a coral reef See also red coral
- a rocklike aggregation of certain of these animals or their skeletons, forming an island or reef
- (as modifier)a coral island
- an object made of coral, esp a piece of jewellery
- (as modifier)a coral necklace
- a deep-pink to yellowish-pink colour
- (as adjective)coral lipstick