iris iris  /ˈaɪ rəs/


  1. (n) plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
  2. (n) 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
  3. (n) diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening


  1. Late Season Iris Flower Show

    Iris Show. 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 22. Open to the public. Delaware Valley Iris Society. Jenkins Arboretum, 631 Berwyn-Baptist Road, Devon, Pa. No admission fee. 610-647-8870. For directions www.Jenki
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bucks County Courier Times

  2. Iris Street residents concerned about activity at apartment complex

    There are still a lot of unanswered questions two days after the murder at an apartment complex on Iris Street, which houses homeless people and at-risk youth. Nearby residents are voicing concerns.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KPLC Lake Charles

  3. TIBCO Iris Ingests and Parses Thousands of Log Records in Seconds

    TIBCO Software Inc. today announced TIBCO® Iris -- a new software product designed to deliver enhanced application trouble-shooting and forensic capabilities for application developers, support engineers, ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  • On the other hand Mr Wilson, among very few prepared to be named, said: "As far as I am concerned (Peter) has got support, the stories about Iris don't impugn him."
    on Jan 10, 2010 By: Sammy Wilson Source: Belfast Telegraph

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