Definitions for iridescence

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  1. opalescence, iridescence(noun)

    the visual property of something having a milky brightness and a play of colors from the surface

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  1. iridescence(Noun)

    The condition or state of being iridescent; exhibition of colors like those of the rainbow; a prismatic play of color.

  2. iridescence(Noun)

    Any shimmer of glittering and changeable colors.

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  1. Iridescence(noun)

    exhibition of colors like those of the rainbow; the quality or state of being iridescent; a prismatic play of color; as, the iridescence of mother-of-pearl

  2. Origin: [See Iridescent.]

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  1. Iridescence

    Iridescence is generally known as the property of certain surfaces that appear to change color as the angle of view or the angle of illumination changes. Examples of iridescence include soap bubbles, butterfly wings and sea shells.


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