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- adj. Resembling a rainbow; displaying a range of colours.
A water bird jittered a rainbowlike haze across the front lawn.
"She claimed that you walked to the center of the room, became two-dimensional, and just faded away, like the old soldier that you are, with a rainbowlike accomnaniment."
With these works as brackets, the textilelike qualities of Alfred Jensen's thick-surfaced grids and rainbowlike concentric ovals come to the fore.
The word "iridescent" for "having or showing shifting changes in color or an interplay of rainbowlike colors" comes from this root.
The rainbowlike arcs represent references from a chapter in one book to a chapter in another.