iridescence

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ir·i·des·cence

 (ĭr′ĭ-dĕs′əns)
n.
The quality or state of being iridescent.
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iridescence

the state or condition of being colored like a rainbow or like the light shining through a prism. — iridescent, adj.
See also: Color, Light
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.iridescence - the visual property of something having a milky brightness and a play of colors from the surface
brightness - the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
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Translations
تَقَزُّح، تَلَوُّن بألوان قَوْس القُزَح
duhové zbarvení
farvestrålenhed
litbrigîi, litskrúî
dúhové sfarbenie
renkli parıltıyanardönerlik

iridescence

[ˌɪrɪˈdesns] Nirisación f
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iridescence

n (liter)Irisieren nt; (of plumage also, of water)Schillern nt; (of opals, silk)Schimmern nt
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iridescent

(iriˈdesnt) adjective
shining or glittering with the colours of the rainbow. Soap bubbles are iridescent.
ˌiriˈdescence noun
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