- having a play of lustrous rainbow-like colors
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[ Latin iris
, the rainbow: confer French iridescent
.] Having colors like the rainbow; exhibiting a play of changeable colors; nacreous; prismatic; as, iridescent
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Presenting multiple bright refractile colours, typically as a result of optical interference when incident white light is broken into its spectral components when reflected back through several thin-layered films. ... Origin: G. Iris, rainbow ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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having a play of lustrous rainbow-like colors; `an iridescent oil slick`; `nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl`; `a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster`
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• (a.) Having colors like the rainbow; exhibiting a play of changeable colors; nacreous; prismatic; as, iridescent glass.
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iridescent 1. Having rainbow colors that appear to move and change as the angle at which they are seen changes. 2. Having a lustrous or brilliant appearance. 3. Having a rainbow-like display of colors in reflected light; such as, in mother-of-pearl; also a reference to a colony of microorganisms.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ir′i-des′ent Definitions: 1. Presenting multiple bright refractile colors, typically as a result of optical interference when incident white light is broken into its spectral components when reflected back through several thin-layered films.
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`Iridescent` is a song by American rock band Linkin Park. It was announced as the band`s third US, fourth international and overall final single from their fourth studio album, A Thousand Suns, which was released on September 14, 2010. A music video for the song was directed by Joe Hahn, the band`s turntablist. `Iridescent` serves as
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displaying a shining, rainbowlike range of colors (Morris 1992).
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Having rainbow colors that appear to move or change as the angle at which they are seen changes.
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A color effect created by weaving warp ends of one color and a weft of another color. The taffeta weave creates the best iridescent effects.
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