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Definitions and Synonyms of opalescent | Another word for opalescent | What is opalescent?

Definition 1: having a play of lustrous rainbow colors - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where opalescent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an iridescent oil slick
  • nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl
  • a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster

Synonyms for opalescent in the sense of this definition

(opalescent is similar to ...) emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

"the sun was bright and hot" "a bright sunlit room"

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