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

[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

Code name given to US war plans drawn up for various scenarios
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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

noun an illusory hope; `chasing rainbows`
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rainbow

noun an arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun`s rays by rain
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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

(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

series of concentric coloured arcs that may be seen when light from a distant source—most commonly the Sun—falls upon a collection of water drops—as ... [6 related articles]
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Rainbow

Rainbow is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Rainbow` Rainbeau,Rainbeaux,Rainbo,Rainbow,Raynbow The name Rainbow doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Rainbow seems to be unique!
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Rainbow

Rainbow Greek: Iris (goddess) Latin: (no equivalent goddess)
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Rainbow

Rainbow is boxing slang for a discoloured bruise.
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Rainbow

Rainbow is boxing slang for a discoloured bruise.
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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

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

an arch containing the colors of the spectrum
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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

rainbow, arc showing the colors of the spectrum, violet inside and red outside, which appears when the sun shines through water droplets. It often appears while the sun is shining after a brief thundershower in the late afternoon or on fog layers. The sun, the observer's eye, and the center of the a...
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rainbow

When the cards on the board are all of different suit, it is said to be rainbow. "The flop came A-K-5 rainbow" means that the ace, the king and the five were all of different suits.
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rainbow

Luminous arch in the sky displaying the colours of the spectrum formed by the refraction and reflection of the Sun's rays through rain or mist. Its cause was discovered by Theodoric of Freiburg in the 14th century
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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

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

[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

[disambiguation] A rainbow is a meteorological phenomenon that appears as a multicolored arc that forms with the sunlight. Rainbow may also refer to: ==Geography== ==Organizations== ==Film and television== ==Music== ===Albums=== ===Songs=== ==Computing== ==Ships== ==Military== ==Other uses== ==People with the name== ...
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