What does opalescence mean?

opalescence in AZ Dictionary

(n) hawaii to be opalescent
(n) the milky iridescent appearance of a dense clear medium when it is illuminated by polychromatic visible radiation (including sunlight) because of regional fluctuations with its thickness and so in its refractive list
(n) A reflection of a milky or pearly light from the inside of a mineral, such as the moonstone; hawaii or top-notch being opalescent.

opalescence in Community Dictionary

the entire feeling and essence that is generated by Opal, or an opal. Can often be a sense of beauty once the stone is a lovely object. by Mildred HeffronReport definition

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