Recent Examples of iridescent from the Web
Instead of one color, Huawei has given this phone an iridescent gradient paint job that exudes sophistication.
The drop is available in eight springy shades each more irresistibly iridescent than the next.
This application technique helped create the dimensional look for the iridescent effect.
Some of the most brilliant displays of color in the natural world, such as a peacock’s iridescent tail and the shimmering wings of the Morpho butterfly, are created not by pigments, but by the microscopic structure of feathers, scales, and skin.
Peacock spiders, for example, rely on tiny iridescent scales when mating.
Knotted, smooth maroon knuckles of Manzanita grew on either side of the trail, with iridescent green leaves.
Their confections—which shimmer with iridescent icing—are sweetened with raw cane sugar and filled with creole cream cheese ($24).
Simon & the Whale, with 76 seats and some outdoor tables to come, has an Arts and Crafts look from the designers, Roman & Williams, with Japanese Iroko wood, iridescent teal tiles, green tufted upholstery and brass piping.
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Did You Know?
Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow, took messages from Mount Olympus to earth, and from gods to mortals or other gods, using the rainbow as her stairway. Iridescence is thus the glowing, shifting, colorful quality of a rainbow, also seen in an opal, a light oil slick, a butterfly wing, or the mother-of-pearl that lines an oyster shell.
IRIDESCENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of iridescent for English Language Learners
: shining with many different colors when seen from different angles
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