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Definition of kaleidoscope noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    kaleidoscope

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//kəˈlaɪdəˌskoʊp//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a toy consisting of a tube that you look through with loose pieces of colored glass and mirrors at the end. When the tube is turned, the pieces of glass move and form different patterns
  2. 2[singular] a situation, pattern, etc. containing a lot of different parts that are always changing
kaleidoscopic
 
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NAmE//kəˌlaɪdəˈskɑpɪk//
 
adjective kaleidoscopic patterns
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: kaleidoscope