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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ir·i·des·cent /-sṇt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ir·i·des·cent /ˌɪrəˈdɛsṇt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ir·i·des·cent a.  Having colors like the rainbow; exhibiting a play of changeable colors; nacreous; prismatic; as, iridescent glass.  See iridescence.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: varying in color when seen in different lights or from
             different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or
             shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and
             iridescent" [syn: changeable, chatoyant, shot]
      2: having a play of lustrous rainbow-like colors; "an
         iridescent oil slick"; "nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds
         looking like mother-of-pearl"; "a milky opalescent (or
         opaline) luster" [syn: nacreous, opalescent, opaline,