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Synonyms for iris
ˈaɪ rɪs; ˈɪr ɪˌdiz, ˈaɪ rɪ-iris

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  1. iris, flag, fleur-de-lis, sword lilynoun

    plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals

    Synonyms:
    iris diaphragm, masthead, flag, gladiola, signal flag, sword lily, flagstone, pin, gladiolus, glad, fleur-de-lis, fleur-de-lys

  2. irisnoun

    muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye; it forms the colored portion of the eye

    Synonyms:
    sword lily, flag, iris diaphragm, fleur-de-lis

  3. iris, iris diaphragmnoun

    diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening

    Synonyms:
    sword lily, flag, iris diaphragm, fleur-de-lis

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. irisnoun

    Synonyms:
    rainbow

  2. irisnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) flower-de-luce

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. irisnoun

    Synonyms:
    flower-de-luce, fleur-de-lis, flag

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "iris":

    lris, diaphragm, retinal, diafragma, aires

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Iris":

    airis

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. iris

    Synonyms:
    Iris douglasiana

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How to use iris in a sentence?

  1. Saj Khan:

    Dr Homer said. The laser treats only the iris and does not enter the pupil or treat any portion of the inside of the eye where the nerves affecting the vision are located. The company is still in the fundraising stage but hopes to have completed clinical trials within several years. And the cost of turning your brown eyes blue ? Dr Homer says Stroma Medical would charge around $ 5,000( £ 3,120) for the procedure. Industry skepticism Industry reaction to the process has been muted. Ophthalmologists who deal with people's eyes, Dr Homer concedes, have every right to be skeptical for the simple fact they are dealing with one of the most sensitive organs in the human body. Saj Khan, an ophthalmologist at the London Eye Hospital, told CNN the treatment raised some red flags. ' The main concern with any procedure that involves releasing pigment inside the eye is that the pigment can clog up the normal drainage channels which can in turn cause the pressure inside the eye to go up, if that happens significantly enough, for long enough, it's how patients develop glaucoma.

  2. Zak Normandin:

    I would love to see Coca-Cola( KO) products on Iris Nova trucks soon, not delivering products into stores, but delivering products to consumers homes.

  3. Arabella Carter-Johnson:

    Thula loved all of the things that Iris found difficult, it was like heaven.

  4. Tathagata Satpathy:

    It has been showcased as a tool exclusively meant for disbursement of subsidies and we do not realize that it can also be used for mass surveillance, can the government ... assure us that this Aadhaar card and the data that will be collected under it – biometric, biological, iris scan, finger print, everything put together – will not be misused as has been done by the NSA in the U.S.?

  5. Monique Becenti:

    You can still exploit fingerprints, someone's facial recognition, and someone's iris scan, you can mimic the data. It's not impossible to copy someone's fingerprints.


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