October 3rd, 2021

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Word of the Day 10/03/21 Iridescent

Iridescent (adjective, noun)
iridescent [ ir-i-des-uhnt ]


adjective
1. displaying a play of lustrous colors like those of the rainbow.

noun
2. an iridescent cloth, material, or other substance: new fall dresses of imported iridescents.

OTHER WORDS FROM IRIDESCENT
ir·i·des·cent·ly, adverb
non·ir·i·des·cent, adjective
non·ir·i·des·cent·ly, adverb
un·ir·i·des·cent, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO IRIDESCENT
pearly, shimmering, lustrous, opalescent, polychromatic, irised, nacreous, opaline, prismatic, rainbowlike

See synonyms for iridescent on Thesaurus.com

Origin: First recorded in 1790–1800; irid- + -escent

HOW TO USE IRIDESCENT IN A SENTENCE
The birds’ flashy, iridescent feathers heat up more than other types of feathers, possibly making it harder to stay cool in hot, sunny conditions.
SUNBIRDS’ DAZZLING FEATHERS ARE HOT, IN BOTH SENSES OF THE WORD|JAKE BUEHLER|AUGUST 17, 2021|SCIENCE NEWS

It worked out though — the iridescent rhinestones on her dress complemented the sheen of the paisley design on his jacket beautifully.
PROM, AFTER A SENIOR YEAR INTERRUPTED|MELINDA FAKUADE|JULY 23, 2021|VOX

Moss should’ve been the star of the Twilight movies, not humans, werewolves, or iridescent vampires.
WHY AND HOW TO GROW YOUR OWN MOSS GARDEN|JOHN KENNEDY|JULY 20, 2021|POPULAR-SCIENCE

Maybe it was the kelp’s iridescent colors, maybe the wonder of hoisting 15-foot walls of plants out of the water.
IS THE FUTURE OF FARMING IN THE OCEAN? (EP. 467)|STEPHEN J. DUBNER|JUNE 24, 2021|FREAKONOMICS

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
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  • agdhani

eh...

Managed 4k today...but it only caught me up to where I should be.
I had a productive weekend cleaning out all the kitchen cabinets, stuff to donate or trash etc...but creatively, it was rather lacking.
skargasm, may your Monday be more productive :)