opaline definition

  • adjective:
    • resembling opal with its iridescence
    • Of, related to, or like, opal to look at; having changeable colors like those of opal.
    • having a play of lustrous rainbow colors
  • noun:
    • any one of a number of nutrients resembling opal
    • An opaline variety of yellowish chalcedony.
    • Opal cup.
    • An opaline color or expanse.
    • A semi-translucent cup, whitened by adding phosphate of lime, peroxid of tin, or other components.
    • An opalina.
  • others:
    • related to or like opal; also, like some property associated with the opal; especially, having an iridescence like that of opal; bluish-white, reflecting prismatic colors, as the wings of certain insects.

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