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prismatic

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adjective pris·mat·ic \priz-ˈma-tik\

Simple Definition of prismatic

  • : using, containing, or shaped like a prism

Full Definition of prismatic

  1. 1 :  relating to, resembling, or constituting a prism

  2. 2 a :  formed by a prism b :  resembling the colors formed by refraction of light through a prism <prismatic effects>

  3. 3 :  highly colored :  brilliant <prismatic lyrics>

  4. 4 :  having such symmetry that a general form with faces cutting all axes at unspecified intercepts is a prism <prismatic crystals>

pris·mat·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of prismatic

  1. <with its prismatic plumage, the ruby-throated hummingbird is one of our garden's most prized visitors>



1709

First Known Use of prismatic

1709


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prismatic

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adjective pris·mat·ic \priz-ˈmat-ik\

Medical Definition of prismatic

  1. 1:  relating to, resembling, or constituting a prism

  2. 2:  formed by a prism

  3. 3:  having such symmetry that a general form with faces cutting all axes at unspecified intercepts is a prism <prismatic crystals>




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