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Synonyms for rainbow

a fantastic, impracticable plan or desire

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an arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun's rays by rain

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an illusory hope

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Drawing back the curtains I was greeted by one of nature's greatest wonders a beautiful double rainbow. The 'arching' bands of colours stretching across the sky from horizon to horizon have inspired painters and poets alike since times immemorial.
A clip shared on Twitter capturing the stunning view of a 'full circle' rainbow last December has received more than 9 million views and been retweeted over 300,000 times.
Logan Morris caught three rainbows weighing 10.5lb on a black buzzer and the three weighing 12.5lb banked by Ryan Howells took a hot head damsel nymph.
Mother Nature may have broken a world record last week when a rainbow appeared over the Chinese Culture University in Taipei and stayed for nearly nine hours, (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42219665) the BBC reported .
Rainbows are seen as a long arch or as part of a circle.
Two rainbows are caused by a double reflection of sunlight inside the raindrops.
Bryan Melling said on our Newcastle Chronicle Facebook page: "Saw the rainbow with its mirror image, rainbows back to back."
Michael Grossman and Michael Theusner have snapped photos of tertiary rainbows since last year.
Hanging clear crystals or prisms either over the window or over a light will produce real rainbows. Chandeliers such as the stunning Chantilly will send rainbows cascading across your walls and ceiling if the light hits it right.
We are used to seeing these colours together, despite their clashing nature and find the combination of shades pleasing to the eye, so don't be afraid to experiment with a riot of rainbow colours.
New committee at temple * THE GIRLS ARE BACK IN TOWN: Rainbows lona Patterson-Brown (left) and Mia Kate Cartwright enjoy art work with Margaret Shaw, area Rainbow adviser (second left) and Lee Hughes, Rainbow leader, at the first meeting of the re-formed unit in Newsome (PW270409Brainbows-01) Meetings for all three groups take place every Monday at Newsome Parish Church Hall.
As the weather warms up in time for spring and summer, chances are you'll be seeing more rainbows in the sky, especially when the sun comes out again after a rain shower.