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synonyms for iridescence

  • light
  • opalescence
  • phosphorescence
  • radiance
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antonyms for iridescence

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  • dark
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How to use iridescence in a sentence

Those structures bounce light off differently at each angle, producing iridescence.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT COLORSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJUNE 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Something of this iridescence may cling to unmarried lovers, in spite of themselves, but wedded bliss is a sheer offence.
QUESTIONABLE SHAPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Instantaneously the sun-flooded morning was born, a morning that lost its freshness, its pearly iridescence, immediately.
CYTHEREAJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
All these species are very beautiful, the rapid movement of the cilia giving them a brilliant iridescence.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
In color it is reddish-brown, specked with gray, and has a brilliant whitish or opal-like iridescence.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
On the contrary, its wings had grown to an amazing span and iridescence.
PIECES OF EIGHTRICHARD LE GALLIENNE
One touch of the harsh finger of Fate and all the gleaming iridescence of the bubble had vanished.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Its wings, exquisitely netted and of crystal transparency, were tinged with an ineffable purple iridescence.
IN THE MORNING OF TIMECHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
In this event the cloud will exhibit no iridescence, but, instead of it, a vertical circle through the sun will present itself.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 613, OCTOBER 1, 1887VARIOUS
Its broad wavy petals of the softest richest violet, "vary in intensity from deepest sapphire to the mild iridescence of opal."
THE ROMANCE OF NATURAL HISTORY, SECOND SERIESPHILIP HENRY GOSSE
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WORDS RELATED TO IRIDESCENCE

  • blush
  • cast
  • chroma
  • chromaticity
  • chromatism
  • chromism
  • colorant
  • coloration
  • coloring
  • complexion
  • dye
  • glow
  • hue
  • intensity
  • iridescence
  • luminosity
  • paint
  • pigmentation
  • polychromasia
  • saturation
  • stain
  • tinct
  • tincture
  • tinge
  • tint
  • undertone
  • value
  • wash
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