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iridescence (n.)

1799, from iridescent + -ence. Related: Iridescency (1799).

updated on January 04, 2016

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Definitions of iridescence from WordNet

iridescence (n.)
the visual property of something having a milky brightness and a play of colors from the surface;
Synonyms: opalescence
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