Meaning of KALEIDOSCOPE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ kəlaɪdəskoʊp ]

( kaleidoscopes)


A kaleidoscope is a toy in the shape of a tube with a small hole at one end. If you look through the hole and turn the other end of the tube, you can see a pattern of colours which changes as you turn the tube round.



You can describe something that is made up of a lot of different and frequently changing colours or elements as a kaleidoscope .

...the vivid kaleidoscope of colours displayed in the plumage of the peacock.

N-SING : usu with supp , oft N of n

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