irisation

[ ahy-ri-sey-shuh n ]
/ ˌaɪ rɪˈseɪ ʃən /

noun

the effect or quality of being iridescent; iridescence.

Nearby words

  1. iris pit,
  2. iris shutter,
  3. iris-in,
  4. iris-nevus syndrome,
  5. iris-out,
  6. irish,
  7. irish boat,
  8. irish bridge,
  9. irish bull,
  10. irish christian brother

Origin of irisation

First recorded in 1850–55; iris + -ation

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