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  • 1 Iridescent — «Iridescent» Сингл Linkin Park из ал …

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  • 2 Iridescent — «Iridescent» Sencillo de Linkin Park del álbum A Thousand Suns y Transformers: Dark Of The Moon The Album Formato CD Género(s) Rock alternativo Duración 4:56 (Album Version) 3:59 (Film Edit) …

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  • 3 iridescent — iridescent, ente [ iridesɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1842; lat. iris, iridis « arc en ciel » ♦ Littér. Qui a des reflets irisés. iridescent, ente adj. Litt. Qui a des reflets irisés. ⇒IRIDESCENT, ENTE, adj. Qui brille avec des reflets irisés. On est en… …

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  • 4 Iridescent — Ir i*des cent (?; 277), a. [L. iris, iridis, the rainbow: cf. F. iridescent.] Having colors like the rainbow; exhibiting a play of changeable colors; nacreous; prismatic; as, iridescent glass. See {iridescence}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 iridescent — iridescent, ente (i ri dè ssan, ssan t ) adj. Qui réfléchit les couleurs de l iris. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Iris 2 …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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

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  • 7 iridescent — opalescent, opaline, *prismatic …

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  • 8 iridescent — meaning ‘showing gleaming colours, rainbow like’, is spelt with one r, being derived from the Latin word iris (stem irid ) meaning ‘rainbow’ …

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  • 9 iridescent — [adj] rainbow colored irised, lustrous, many colored, nacreous, opalescent, opaline, pearly, polychromatic, prismatic, rainbowlike, shimmering; concept 618 …

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

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  • 11 iridescent — [ir΄i des′ənt] adj. [< L iris, rainbow < Gr, rainbow (see IRIS) + ESCENT] having or showing shifting changes in color or an interplay of rainbowlike colors, as when seen from different angles iridescence n. iridescently adv …

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  • 12 iridescent — IRIDESCÉN//T iridescenttă (iridescentţi, iridescentte) Care îşi schimbă culorile. /<fr. iridescent, it. iridescente Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004. Sursa: NODEX  IRIDESCÉNT, Ă adj. Care schimbă culorile (ca cele de curcubeu); curcubeic. [cf. fr …

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  • 13 iridescent — [[t]ɪ̱rɪde̱s(ə)nt[/t]] ADJ Something that is iridescent has many bright colours that seem to keep changing. [LITERARY] ...iridescent bubbles …

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  • 14 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] * * * …

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  • 15 iridescent — adj. Iridescent is used with these nouns: ↑colour …

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  • 16 iridescent — ir|i|des|cent [ˌırıˈdesənt] adj formal [Date: 1700 1800; : Latin; Origin: iris; IRIS] showing colours that seem to change in different lights ▪ small iridescent blue flies >iridescence n [U] …

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  • 17 iridescent — ir|i|des|cent [ ,ırı desnt ] adjective showing changing colors in different types of light: the iridescent wings of a dragonfly ╾ ir|i|des|cence noun uncount …

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  • 18 iridescent — adjective showing colours that seem to change in different lights: The painting has a shimmering iridescent quality. iridescence noun (U) …

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  • 19 iridescent — adjective an iridescent film of oil on the puddle Syn: opalescent, nacreous; shimmering, luminous, glittering, sparkling, dazzling, shining, gleaming, glowing, lustrous, scintillating; kaleidoscopic, rainbow colored, multicolored; literary… …

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  • 20 iridescent — UK [ˌɪrɪˈdes(ə)nt] / US adjective showing changing colours in different types of light the iridescent wings of a dragonfly Derived word: iridescence noun uncountable …

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