irisation


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irisation

(ˌaɪrɪˈseɪʃən)
n
the process or act of making iridescent

irisation

the process of making or becoming iridescent.
See also: Color
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At the perceptual level, all these phenomena display light interferences and, in particular, a chromatic aberration found throughout nature and known to biologists since Buffon: iridescence--also called irisation or goniochromism--a property of certain bodies that, because of their structures, reflect solar light while at the same time decompose it in such a way that only certain colours appear.
These devices reveal a unique feature when manipulated (concealed image, irisation, embossing, etc.).
L'iris evoque ici une irisation, un arc-en-ciel ou un halo autour d'une source lumineuse.