Origin of rainbow
OTHER WORDS FROM rainbowrain·bow·y, rain·bow·like, adjective
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How to use rainbow in a sentence
Following Szutowicz’s arrest, many protesters have been displaying rainbow flags across the city, and are subsequently being arrested for those actions.Poland’s LGBTQ activists confront growing crackdown|Kaela Roeder|August 14, 2020|Washington Blade
All the colors in the rainbow—and your t-shirt drawer, as it so happens.Scientists Gene-Hack Cotton Plants to Make Them Every Color of the Rainbow|Jason Dorrier|August 11, 2020|Singularity Hub
They gave away over 200 hundreds of rainbow masks in each spot.They Gave Away Rainbow Masks In “LGBT Free Zones” In Poland|LGBTQ-Editor|May 26, 2020|No Straight News
That’s why, when you see a double rainbow, the secondary arc is much dimmer and its colors are flipped.Explainer: Rainbows, fogbows and their eerie cousins|Matthew Cappucci|May 1, 2020|Science News For Students
I noticed when I went over to the chemistry department that a lot of the professors had stickers on their doors with a rainbow or triangle that said that they were LGBTQ allies.Weight lifting is this planetary scientist’s pastime|Bryn Nelson|March 10, 2020|Science News For Students
Meanwhile, big dollar advertising campaigns have taken an explicit rainbow-hued slant.
She is smiling, a pink-striped hat on her head and a mini rainbow lollipop sticking out of her mouth.Even Grade School Kids Are Protesting the Garner Killing Now|Caitlin Dickson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here and there, sparingly, one of the dolls might be purple or green: “Rainbow Piets,” they call them.
David Bowie, Ronnie Wood, and Marianne Faithfull were regulars at the Rainbow Room, a restaurant on the fifth floor.
Because the marketing of the screening included a rainbow flag and said it was to be the kickoff of “LGBT Awareness Month.”Catholic University’s Harvey Milk Ban Reflects A Church In Transition|Jay Michaelson|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Directly after them came a lot of palace attendants in curious hats and long robes of all colours of the rainbow.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
The colours of the rainbow shone there in pale tints, and the flaring sunshine could not enter.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
They glittered and shone with an intensity of colour which surpassed even those of the rainbow.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Nor did the future appear any more in a rainbow glory, since he realised that it would bring renunciation as well as joy.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
As the appearance of the rainbow when it is in a cloud on a rainy day: this was the appearance of the brightness round about.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
British Dictionary definitions for rainbow (1 of 2)
- any similar display of bright colours
- (as modifier)a rainbow pattern
British Dictionary definitions for rainbow (2 of 2)
Scientific definitions for rainbow
Cultural definitions for rainbow
The colored arch in the sky that is often seen after a rain. The rainbow is formed when water droplets in the air cause the diffraction of sunlight.