Related formso·pal·es·cence, nouno·pal·es·cent·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for opalescent
The opalescent, minty-green louche billows under the ice water droplets.
Boris plunged in his hand and drew out an exquisite marble thing, blue-veined, rose-tinted, and glistening with opalescent drops.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The dewdrops, countless and opalescent, gleamed upon the green blades of newly mown grass.The Old House and Other Tales|Feodor Sologub
If the bead is completely saturated, it retains its opalescent appearance.
He was fumbling with his opalescent vial, and with confused panic upon him he made the mistake of taking the diminishing drug.Astounding Stories, March, 1931|Various
The entire cauldron depression was now a blinding mass of opalescent light.Wandl the Invader|Raymond King Cummings
First, silvery threads of light began to weave along the bristling ridges of the east and opalescent flecks to glimmer overhead.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck