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ir·i·des·cent

(ir'i-des'ent),
Presenting multiple bright refractile colors, typically as a result of optical interference when incident white light is broken into its spectral components when reflected back through several thin-layered films.
[G. iris, rainbow]

iridescent

Presenting a rainbow-like play of colours as in soap bubbles.
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My passion for the last 20 years has been to discover the iridescent glaze secrets and to use them to create a rainbow of colours of new iridescent glazes for my art.
The iridescent cells reflected a remarkable amount of light into the clam, more than the scientists had expected.
The tenant kicked-off its new space at the BankNote with nearly 2,000 children from around New York City attending the ribbon cutting and Iridescent Science Fair, featuring appearances by Chief of Naval research Rear Admiral Nevin Cart, U.
ONR's partnership with Iridescent is part of a DoD-wide campaign to grow a diverse STEM talent pool that will benefit future warfighters.
Eye ingredients: Iridescent gold and matte black eye shadows, black pencil eyeliner, black mascara.
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Traditional Japanese technique; metal- or glass-shot glaze creates an iridescent crackle effect.
SEYMOUR, CT -- Renowned for his watercolor paintings of iridescent fish, Flick Ford joins The Greenwich Workshop family of artists.
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For an all-over experience, layer the whole range -- Voluptuous body cream, pounds 38, Iridescent exfoliating bath gel, pounds 17.