Definition of Rainbows

1. Noun. (plural of rainbow) ¹



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Definition of Rainbows

1. rainbow [n] - See also: rainbow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rainbows

rainbow runners
rainbow seaperch
rainbow shower
rainbow smelt
rainbow symptom
rainbow table
rainbow tables
rainbow trout
rainbow trouts
rainbowed
rainbowfish
rainbowfishes
rainbowing
rainbowish
rainbowlike
rainbows (current term)
rainbowy
rainburn
raincape
raincapes
raincheck
rainchecks
raincloud
rainclouds
raincoat
raincoated
raincoaters
raincoatless

Literary usage of Rainbows

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1. Elementary Meteorology by William Morris Davis (1894)
"rainbows. When falling rain is illuminated by the direct rays of the sun, ... rainbows are produced by a complicated process of refraction of sunlight as it ..."

2. Elements of Meteorology, with Questions for Examination, Designed for by John Brocklesby (1869)
"rainbows IN THE NORTH. rainbows are sometimes seen at mid-day. On the 13th of Dec. 1847, at one o'clock, PM, Prof. Olmstead beheld at Yale College an entire ..."

3. Elements of Meteorology: With Questions for Examination, Designed for by John Brocklesby (1851)
"When the light of the sun is reflected from the surface of tranquil water, rainbows of singular form are at times observed. On the 6th of August, 1698, ..."

4. Elements of Meteorology: With Questions for Examination, Designed for by John Brocklesby (1859)
"rainbows IN THE NORTH. rainbows are sometimes seen at mid-day. On the 13th of Dec. 1847, at one o'clock, PM, Prof. Olmstead beheld at Yale College an entire ..."

5. Elements of Meteorology: With Questions for Examination :designed for by John Brocklesby (1850)
"rainbows IN THE NORTH. rainbows are sometimes seen at mid-day. On the 13th of Dec. 1847, at one o'clock, PM, Prof. Olmstead beheld at Yale College an entire ..."

6. A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts by Thomas Young (1845)
"The production of the supernumerary rainbows, which are sometimes seen within the primary and without the secondary bow, appears to be intimately connected ..."

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