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Origin of rainbow
OTHER WORDS FROM rainbowrain·bow·y, rain·bow·like, adjective
Words nearby rainbow
Example sentences from the Web for rainbow
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
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
The turn-of-the-century stretch that yielded The Rainbow Children and N.E.W.S. is particularly easy to ignore.Prince Returns From the Wilderness and, Thankfully, Is as Restless as Ever|Keith Phipps|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2010, alongside PAPER Magazine, FWY and Pharrell created Rainbow City at Art Basel Miami Beach.
There is always more of rainbow than of storm in his skies; their darkest shadow is but a tragic twilight.
Till Antonio de Dominis the rainbow was considered as an inexplicable miracle.Letters on England|Voltaire
The boy looked below, past the flames of the rainbow that licked against their wheels.The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories|E. M. Forster
Thy great seal to all the world, the rainbow, that secured the world for ever from drowning, was but a reflection upon a cloud.Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions|John Donne
Her human power of emotion leaped to the supremest arc of that rainbow curve, and with him stood there poised.Arundel|Edward Frederic Benson
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.