Saturday, August 11, 2012

Word of the Week: Coruscate

Coruscate  \KOR-uh-skayt\
1: to give off or reflect light in bright beams or flashes : sparkle
2: to be brilliant or showy in technique or style

La Tour Eiffel coruscates for five minutes every hour, on the hour every night when it gets dark.

(photo by e.hunt)

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