opal·​ine | \ ˈō-pə-ˌlīn How to pronounce opaline (audio) , -ˌlēn \

Definition of opaline

: resembling opal

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Recent Examples on the Web The master bath’s custom mirror and Carrara marble–topped vanity are based on early-20th-century English furniture designs; the opaline glass pendant is vintage, and the artworks are by Lila de Nobili. Cynthia Frank, ELLE Decor, "House Tour: A Once-Crumbling Milan Apartment Now Revels In Maximalist Decor," 13 Mar. 2018 Chrome comes in a few options including holographic chrome, opaline chrome and mirror chrome. Allison Carey, cleveland.com, "New year, new nails, what's new in manicures: Style Resolutions 2018 (photos)," 8 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of opaline

1784, in the meaning defined above

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“Opaline.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opaline. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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