Definition of 'coral'
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And you can wake up and snorkel around colourful coral reefs two minutes from your bed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Choose from coral, fuchsia pink and red to banish the winter blues. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The ocean temperature was above normal in most areas, prompting mass bleaching of many coral reefs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If your skin tans easily, the likelihood is that a coral colour will suit you so just experiment until you find a good match. The Sun (2016)Still, no amount of selfie sticks could spoil my enjoyment of jumping off the back of a boat into coral reefs for a quick snorkel before lunch. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Spring is all about fresh pink and coral cheek colour. The Sun (2013)The intense colour of the coral is breathtaking. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You are not meant to disturb or touch the fish or coral. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Tourists have also been blamed for damaging its coral reefs and marine fauna. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Plus it looks terrific with pink and coral accessories. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The space programme had finished and images of fish and coral now filled the screen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So too are the coral islands. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)In the meantime it has some stonking reductions on its iconic coral, turquoise and amber pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Marine life is spectacular, with coral gardens and snorkelling straight off the beach. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Barrier Reef suffered the worst coral bleaching on record. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are the colour of mountain lakes, or coral seas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The liquid should be thick, with a bright orange coral colour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is the only coral island in the eastern Caribbean. Times, Sunday Times (2009)An otherworldly beach made entirely of twisted, bleached white coral pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The gasps told it all - turquoise sea and coral reefs as far as the eye could see. The Sun (2010)Ten tourists and five crew members remain missing after their boat hit a coral reef during stormy seas on Friday night. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Coral make them joint 13-8 favourites. The Sun (2010)It is a big sweep of soft, pale coral sand shelving gently into the Ionian sea. The Sun (2015)The dive site on the final day was a stunning coral garden known to divers as Dolphin House. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I have been scuba diving for more than 40 years and have witnessed the almost total destruction of the hard coral on the planet. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The tennis club, perhaps, a flash of coral lipstick being a distinct advantage when seeking the attentions of the instructor. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'coral'
British English: coral /ˈkɒrəl/ NOUN
Coral is a hard substance formed from the skeletons of very small sea animals.
...necklaces of pink coral.
- American English: coral
- Arabic: مَرْجَان
- Brazilian Portuguese: coral do mar
- Chinese: 珊瑚
- Croatian: koralj
- Czech: korál mořský
- Danish: koral
- Dutch: koraal
- European Spanish: coral
- Finnish: koralli
- French: corail
- German: Koralle
- Greek: κοράλι
- Italian: corallo
- Japanese: 珊瑚
- Korean: 산호
- Norwegian: korall
- Polish: koral
- European Portuguese: coral do mar
- Romanian: coral
- Russian: коралл
- Spanish: coral
- Swedish: korall
- Thai: หินปะการัง
- Turkish: mercan
- Ukrainian: корал
- Vietnamese: san hô
Definition of coral from the Collins English Dictionary
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