Rainbow

Rainbows can be full circles, however, the average observer sees only an arc, formed by illuminated droplets above the ground, and centred on a line from the sun to the observer`s eye. In a `primary rainbow`, the arc shows red on the outer part and violet on the inner side. This rainbow is caused by light being refracted (bent) when entering a ......
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Rainbow

(from the article `Griffiths, John Willis`) American naval architect who created the first extreme clipper ship, the Rainbow, which was designed to engage in the China trade. The Rainbow was ... ...intended primarily for speed, which came with the clipper ships. Clippers were long, graceful three-masted ships with projecting bows and .....
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rainbow

[n] - an arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun`s rays by rain 2. [n] - an illusory hope
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Rainbow

• (n.) A bow or arch exhibiting, in concentric bands, the several colors of the spectrum, and formed in the part of the hemisphere opposite to the sun by the refraction and reflection of the sun`s rays in drops of falling rain.
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rainbow

noun an illusory hope; `chasing rainbows`
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Rainbow

[clipper] The Rainbow, launched in New York in 1845 to sail in the China trade for the firm Howland & Aspinwall, was the first extreme clipper ship. ==The first extreme clipper ship== Rainbow is identified as the first extreme clipper ship, because she was the first clipper ship built based upon the ideas of John W. Griffiths with a design ...
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Rainbow

[Girl Guides] A Rainbow Guide is a member of a section of some Guiding organisations who is between the ages of 5 and 7 in England, Scotland or Wales. In Northern Ireland the age range is between 4 and 7 years old. Exact age limits are slightly different in each organisation. It is the female-centred equivalent of the Beaver Scouts. In the ...
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Rainbow

[Iceland] Rainbow (Regnboginn) is a eurosceptic and socialist political party in Iceland, founded in March 2013 by former MP Bjarni Harðarson, previously elected for the Progressive Party, as well as current MPs Jón Bjarnason and Atli Gíslason, both dissidents from the Left-Green Movement (VG). The party intends to exist only to contest ...
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Rainbow

[Netherlands] The Rainbow (Dutch: Regenboog) was an alliance of Dutch political parties Political Party of Radicals, Pacifist Socialist Party, Evangelical People`s Party and Communist Party. The parties entered in the 1989 European Parliament elections with a common list. The alliance won 7% of the vote, which gave it two seats in the Europ...
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Rainbow

[Noon Universe] Rainbow (Радуга, pronounced: Raduga) is a fictional planet described in Far Rainbow by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. This planet is a part of the so-called Noon Universe and presents a planetwide experimental laboratory used by null-physicists (scientists working on null-T, a sort of teleportation used in the Noon Unive...
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Rainbow

[political party] The Rainbow (Ουράνιο Τόξο Ouránio Tóxo, Macedonian: Виножито Vinožito) is a political party in Greece, and a member of the European Free Alliance. It is known for its activism amongst what it regards as the Ethnic Macedonian minority in Greece and their descendants abroad. The Rainbow states that it s...
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Rainbow

[ride] Rainbow is the name of the amusement park ride created by HUSS Maschinenfabrik of Bremen, Germany which is now HUSS Park Attractions of Budapest, Hungary. The Rainbow was manufactured from 1983-2000 and is often confused with its cousins Ali Baba (ride) and 1001 Nachts but there are major differences between the ride designs. The HUS...
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Rainbow

[sculpture] Rainbow is a public art work by artist Duayne Hatchett located at the Lynden Sculpture Garden near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The sculpture`s abstract form is in the shape of an arc; it is installed on the lawn. ...
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Rainbow

[South Korean group] == Magdeburg class cruisers == ...
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Rainbow

[sternwheeler] Rainbow was a sternwheel steamboat that was operated in the Coos Bay region of Oregon from 1912 to 1923. Rainbow is sometimes referred to as a `launch`, meaning a small steamboat. This vessel`s name is sometimes seen as Rain-Bow. ==Design, construction, and launch== Shipbuilder Frank Lowe built Rainbow at Marshfield (Coos Bay...
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Rainbow

Rain'bow` (-bō`) noun [ Anglo-Saxon regenboga , akin to German regenbogen . See Rain , and Bow anything bent.] A bow or arch exhibiting, in concentric bands, the several colors of the spectrum, and formed in the part of the hemisphere opposite to the sun by the refract...
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rainbow

A bow or arch exhibiting, in concentric bands, the several colours of the spectrum, and formed in the part of the hemisphere opposite to the sun by the refraction and reflection of the sun's rays in drops of falling rain. ... Besides the ordinary bow, called also primary rainbow, which is formed by two refractions and one reflection, there is also ...
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Rainbow

A flop that contains three different suits, thus no flush can be made on the turn. Can also mean a complete five card board that has no more than two of any suit, thus no flush is possible.
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RAINBOW

A luminous arc featuring all colors of the visible light spectrum (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet). It is created by refraction, total reflection, and the dispersion of light. It is visible when the sun is shining through air containing water spray or raindrops, which occurs during or imsfimagestely after a rain shower. The bo...
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Rainbow

A luminous arc featuring all colors of the visible light spectrum (red, orange, yellow, green, blue,
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RAINBOW

A luminous arc featuring all colors of the visible light spectrum (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet). It is created by refraction, total reflection, and the dispersion of light. It is visible when the sun is shining through air containing water spray or raindrops, which occurs during or immediately after a rain shower. The bow i...
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Rainbow

A shot especially on the beach that is hit over the head of the defender to the far corner and lands cleanly. Also known as a Jumbo Shrimp (due to the arc/shape of the shot).
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rainbow

an arc displaying all colors in the visible light spectrum. Formed when light from the sun is reflected and refracted through water droplets. Always appears on the side of the sky opposite of the sun.
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Rainbow

An arc or circle of coloured light caused by the refraction of light by water droplets in the air.
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rainbow

an arch containing the colors of the spectrum
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