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Coriolis force

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a force made by the earth's rotation that makes hurricanes in the northern hemisphere turn right and hurricanes in the southern hemisphere turn left
    Word History: named after civil engineer Gaspard Coriolis
    Example Sentence: The hurricane spins clockwise because of the Coriolis force and effect.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from TX, USA on 12/10/2007 11:59


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a corporation that produces ant farms
    Example Sentence: My school will visit the coripiant before buying the ant farm.
    Submitted by: Darcie from GA, USA on 12/13/2008 07:44


  1. Function: verb
    Definition: to stop talking suddenly
    Example Sentence: She corked when the teacher came back in the room.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from FL, USA on 12/21/2007 07:31


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: the study of corks
    Example Sentence: Corkology is the most important science in the making of fine wines.
    Submitted by: Michael from California, USA on 11/18/2008 11:52


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: any Hawaiian dance
    Example Sentence: I want to see a corluau.
    Submitted by: Keri from Wisconsin, USA on 10/10/2008 12:12


  1. Function: adverb
    Definition: in a very lame or corny way
    Word History: Our writer's guild made it up to describe someone's singing.
    Example Sentence: I sing very cornily!
    Submitted by: The Writers Guil from NC, USA on 10/23/2007 06:00


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a tall tree
    Word History: coined by Meredith
    Example Sentence: In the forest, you see a lot of cornipulas.
    Submitted by: Meredith from Alabama, America on 09/27/2007 02:47


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a nickname given to someone
    Example Sentence: Let me give you a corntra.
    Submitted by: Meggy from NY, USA on 10/16/2007 04:52


  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: feeling uncooperative when you need to cooperate
    Example Sentence: I was kind of corporatic when the group started doing everything wrong.
    Submitted by: Jenna from CA, USA on 01/31/2013 09:09


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: an organization that provides multiple services: a company that does many things
    Example Sentence: The corporound specializes in training dogs to guard the house when their owners are away.
    Submitted by: Selina from California on 11/16/2011 11:16