How Do You Spell IRIS?

Correct spelling for the English word "iris" is [ˈaɪ_ɹ_ɪ_s], [ˈa͡ɪɹɪs], [ˈa‍ɪɹɪs]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of IRIS

  1. The most anterior portion of the uveal layer, separating the anterior chamber from the posterior. It consists of two layers - the stroma and the pigmented epithelium. Color of the iris depends on the amount of melanin in the stroma on reflection from the pigmented epithelium.

Common Misspellings for IRIS

Below is the list of 224 misspellings for the word "iris".

Usage Examples for IRIS

  1. Oh, Iris, if you only knew! - "In Luck at Last" by Walter Besant
  2. In the Treaty of Ghent, which set our boundary line here, the island bears the name " Iris." - "The Niagara River" by Archer Butler Hulbert
  3. Iris perceived this, and as they were just passing the Maeander, the labyrinth, which was closed after sunset, she ordered her bearers to carry the litter to the entrance, made herself known to the watchman, ordered the outer court to be opened, the litter to be placed there, and the bearers and runners to wait outside for her summons, which would soon be given. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers" by Georg Ebers
  4. They are plants of the Iris order. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure" by William Thomas Fernie
  5. Iris, let me introduce Dr. Anstice ... - "Afterwards" by Kathlyn Rhodes

What does iris stand for?

Abbreviation IRIS means:

  1. Institut de Relations Internationales et Strategiques
  2. Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems