[ suhn-boh ]
/ ˈsʌnˌboʊ /
a bow or arc of prismatic colors like a rainbow, appearing in the spray of cataracts, waterfalls, fountains, etc.
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Example sentences from the Web for sunbow
Scarcely a moment had elapsed, and she had vanished like a sunbow.
The sunbow spans your towers, even while the foe Hurls his fell bolt, and rains his iron blow.War Poetry of the South|Various
British Dictionary definitions for sunbow
/ (ˈsʌnˌbəʊ) /
a bow of prismatic colours similar to a rainbow, produced when sunlight shines through spray
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Scientific definitions for sunbow
[ sŭn′bō′ ]
A prismatic arc of colors, similar to a rainbow, resulting from the refraction of sunlight through a mist or spray of water.
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