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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An optical toy in a tube; A complex pattern of constantly changing colors and shapes.

Usage examples (34)
  • Verily the French kaleidoscope is very prettily turned!
  • When in motion, a kaleidoscope is produced which would make a peacock envious.
  • So far today we have examined the economic kaleidoscope from a perspective of macroeconomics - that's a buzzword favoured by economists looking at the big picture.
  • A kaleidoscope is the tool that helps make sense of the mess. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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