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Meaning of IRIDESCENCE

Pronunciation:  `iri'desuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the visual property of something having a milky brightness
 

IRIDESCENCE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: opalescence
 
 See Also: brightness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ir`i*des"cence\, n. [See {Iridescent}.]
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.

 

 

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