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iridescence

 [ir″ĭ-des´ens]
the condition of gleaming with bright and changing colors. adj., adj irides´cent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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These phenomena of reverberation, saturation, and contrasts of dark (anthracite grey, jet black, dark blue, purple) and light (blinding white, grey, light blue or pink), dusky hues, iridescence, scintillation, and luminescence are characteristics of the beings, artefacts, places, and temporalities that have relations of proximity to invisible entities--the dead in particular.
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Ever wondered how creatures such as butterflies and birds, or opalescent rocks, exhibit such wondrous iridescence? It turns out that evolutionary designs have produced microscopic patterns on these creatures, known as photonic crystals, which are of the same order of size as the wavelength of light.
The gallery's second room contained two more photograms, silver-toned and tarnished-looking, which offered a stark contrast to the iridescence of the previous space.
But sunny days mean only the first and last few hours will produce the nice low-angle light that shows off the colors and iridescence that draw us to these birds.
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