supernumerary bow
   see rainbow.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • Supernumerary rainbow — Rainbow Rain bow (r[=a]n b[=o] ), n. [AS. regenboga, akin to G. regenbogen. See {Rain}, and {Bow} anything bent.] A bow or arch exhibiting, in concentric bands, the several colors of the spectrum, and formed in the part of the hemisphere opposite …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea bow — Rainbow Rain bow (r[=a]n b[=o] ), n. [AS. regenboga, akin to G. regenbogen. See {Rain}, and {Bow} anything bent.] A bow or arch exhibiting, in concentric bands, the several colors of the spectrum, and formed in the part of the hemisphere opposite …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rainbow —    A term used to denote the well known coloured arc sometimes seen against a sunlit background of falling water drops. Rainbows are typically seen when the Sun is low in the sky, and the observer is facing a raincloud on the horizon opposite the …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Rainbow — For other uses, see Rainbow (disambiguation). Double rainbow and supernumerary rainbows on the inside of the primary arc. The shadow of the photographer s head on the bottom marks the centre of the rainbow circle (antisolar point). A rainbow is… …   Wikipedia

  • rainbow — rainbowy, rainbowlike, adj. /rayn boh /, n. 1. a bow or arc of prismatic colors appearing in the heavens opposite the sun and caused by the refraction and reflection of the sun s rays in drops of rain. Cf. primary rainbow, secondary rainbow. 2. a …   Universalium

  • brook trout — Rainbow Rain bow (r[=a]n b[=o] ), n. [AS. regenboga, akin to G. regenbogen. See {Rain}, and {Bow} anything bent.] A bow or arch exhibiting, in concentric bands, the several colors of the spectrum, and formed in the part of the hemisphere opposite …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • golden trout — Rainbow Rain bow (r[=a]n b[=o] ), n. [AS. regenboga, akin to G. regenbogen. See {Rain}, and {Bow} anything bent.] A bow or arch exhibiting, in concentric bands, the several colors of the spectrum, and formed in the part of the hemisphere opposite …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lunar rainbow — Rainbow Rain bow (r[=a]n b[=o] ), n. [AS. regenboga, akin to G. regenbogen. See {Rain}, and {Bow} anything bent.] A bow or arch exhibiting, in concentric bands, the several colors of the spectrum, and formed in the part of the hemisphere opposite …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marine rainbow — Rainbow Rain bow (r[=a]n b[=o] ), n. [AS. regenboga, akin to G. regenbogen. See {Rain}, and {Bow} anything bent.] A bow or arch exhibiting, in concentric bands, the several colors of the spectrum, and formed in the part of the hemisphere opposite …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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