Holographic vs. Iridescent

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Main Difference

The main difference between Holographic and Iridescent is that the Holographic is a hologram is a photographic recording of a light field, rather than of an image formed by a lens, and it is used to display a fully three-dimensional image of the holographed subject and Iridescent is a property in which fine colors, changeable with the angle of view or angle of illumination, are produced on a surface by the interference of light that is reflected from both the front and back of a thin film.

  • Holographic (adjective)

    In the form of a hologram or holograph.

  • Holographic (adjective)

    Handwritten by a single writer.

    "a holographic will or testament"

  • Iridescent (adjective)

    Producing a display of lustrous, rainbow-like colors; prismatic.

  • Iridescent (adjective)

    Brilliant, lustrous, or colorful.

  • Holographic (adjective)

    Of the nature of a holograph; pertaining to holographs.

  • Holographic (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to holography or holograms; produced by holography.

  • Iridescent (adjective)

    Having colors like the rainbow; exhibiting a play of changeable colors; nacreous; prismatic; as, iridescent glass. See iridescence.

Webster Dictionary
  • Holographic (adjective)

    of or relating to holography or holograms

  • Holographic (adjective)

    written entirely in one's own hand;

    "holographic document"

  • Holographic (adjective)

    written wholly in the handwriting of the signer;

    "a holographic will"

  • Iridescent (adjective)

    varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles;

    "changeable taffeta"

    "chatoyant (or shot) silk"

    "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"

  • Iridescent (adjective)

    having a play of lustrous rainbow-like colors;

    "an iridescent oil slick"

    "nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl"

    "a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster"

Princeton's WordNet

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