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o·pal·es·cent

 (ō′pə-lĕs′ənt)
adj.
Exhibiting a milky iridescence like that of an opal.

o′pal·es′cence n.

opalescent

(ˌəʊpəˈlɛsənt)
adj
having or emitting an iridescence like that of an opal
ˌopalˈescence n

o•pal•es•cent

(ˌoʊ pəˈlɛs ənt)

adj.
1. exhibiting a play of colors like that of the opal.
2. having a milky iridescence.
[1805–15]
o`pal•es′cence, n.
o`pal•es′cent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.opalescent - having a play of lustrous rainbow colors; "an iridescent oil slick"; "nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl"; "a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"

opalescent

adjective iridescent, pearly, shimmering, lustrous, opaline, shot, prismatic, rainbow-coloured, polychromatic, rainbow-hued, nacreous opalescent blue glass
Translations

opalescent

[ˌəʊpəˈlesnt] ADJopalescente

opalescent

[ˌəʊpəˈlɛsənt] adjopalescent(e)

opalescent

adjschimmernd, opaleszierend
References in periodicals archive ?
1) AI is also known as hereditary enamel dysplasia, hereditary brown enamel, and hereditary brown opalescent teeth.
Also known by varied names such as Hereditary enamel dysplasia Hereditary brown enamel Hereditary brown opalescent teeth.
Phenotypic Classification of Dentinogenesis Imperfecta Type Clinical Manifestations Involved Gene(s) I Osteogenesis imperfecta with opalescent teeth COL1A1, COL1A2 II Opalescent dentin DSPP III Shell teeth, affects Brandywine isolate DSPP Table 5.