from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a pearly luster or gloss.
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- adj. pearl-like, either in color or luster.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having an iridescent pearl-like surface, giving a play of lustrous rainbowlike colors; nacreous; pearlaceous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a play of lustrous rainbow colors
Finished in pearlescent white with titanium finished accents.
Da-lite cinema contour 144 x 192-in pearlescent … …. $500usd
The fastest growth, says Freedonia, will be in the special-effect pigments, which provide eye-catching effects such as pearlescent or luminescent patterns, or colors that change with the angle of viewing.
Thankfully, for this latest model, ASUS has opted for a more subdued white finish (or 'pearlescent', it says here).
She wore the same golden glow as the rest of the room, her black hair haloed, her skin pearlescent.
There, the galaxy glowed with a pearlescent beauty.
The serpent coils, and for the first time I see its tail, the large rattles pearlescent.
The mosaic of shells on the walls and roof burned pearlescent and fiery in the sunset.
She liked to take them out of the glass case and show the little pearlescent cups to me, turn them over in her hand.
Tables were covered in peacock-blue linens, and accessorized with silver charger plates and napkins that held pearlescent menus, which complemented either of two centerpieces.