iridescently
adverb see iridescent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • iridescently — iridescent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing luminous colours that seem to change when seen from different angles. DERIVATIVES iridescence noun iridescently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin iris rainbow …   English terms dictionary

  • iridescently — See iridescent. * * * …   Universalium

  • iridescently — adverb In an iridescent manner …   Wiktionary

  • iridescently — ir·i·des·cent·ly …   English syllables

  • iridescently — adverb : in an iridescent manner * * * iridescˈently adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑iridescence …   Useful english dictionary

  • iridescent — iridescently, adv. /ir i des euhnt/, adj. 1. displaying a play of lustrous colors like those of the rainbow. n. 2. an iridescent cloth, material, or other substance: new fall dresses of imported iridescents. [1790 1800; IRID + ESCENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • iridescent — adjective Date: 1796 having or exhibiting iridescence • iridescently adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jacamar — /jak euh mahr /, n. any tropical American bird of the family Galbulidae, having a long bill and usually metallic green plumage above. [1640 50; < F < Tupi jacamáciri] * * * ▪ bird       any of 15 species of tropical American birds that constitute …   Universalium

  • iridescent — 1796, lit. rainbow colored, coined from comb. form of L. iris (gen. iridis) rainbow (see IRIS (Cf. iris)). Related: Iridescently …   Etymology dictionary

  • iridescent — [ˌɪrɪ dɛs(ə)nt] adjective showing luminous colours that seem to change when seen from different angles. Derivatives iridescence noun iridescently adverb Origin C18: from L. iris, irid rainbow + escent …   English new terms dictionary

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