irisation


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irisation

[ī·rə′sā·shən]
(meteorology)
The coloration exhibited by iridescent clouds and at times along the borders of lenticular clouds.
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irisation

The appearance of the rainbowlike colors that are occasionally observed in high clouds. Also called iridescence.
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