Definition of prismatic
1 : relating to, resembling, or constituting a prism
2a : formed by a prismb : resembling the colors formed by refraction of light through a prism prismatic effects
3 : highly colored : brilliant prismatic lyrics
4 : having such symmetry that a general form with faces cutting all axes at unspecified intercepts is a prism prismatic crystals
prismaticallyplay \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of prismatic in a Sentence
with its prismatic plumage, the ruby-throated hummingbird is one of our garden's most prized visitors
Recent Examples of prismatic from the Web
And, as with that film, the main characters become Trojan horses, allowing for a prismatic look into the inner lives of women that may not always find representation on screen.
The songs, for all their pretty, prismatic intricacies, are remote and forlorn.
Meet rainbow armpit hair, which may just be the final word on prismatic beauty: As first reported by Allure, Ford's Instagram is full of ridiculously gorgeous dye jobs.
At first glance, these digital chromogenic prints suggest only vibrant abstracts, mini-seas of prismatic designs and swirls.
Just outside were open-air pop-up shops, including one peddling original Opening Ceremony T-shirts, prismatic bombers, and multi-hued streetwear.
By the peak Aphex Twin had scrambled the cerebral cortexes of everyone in attendance with a prismatic set that was at once schizophrenic, gorgeous and maniacal.
Their glow stick-like hues aside, the pretty prismatic set was just $34.
The couple constructed a library corner near the entrance, and all of the books and records are shelved by color to create a prismatic spectrum effect.
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Definition of prismatic for English Language Learners
: using, containing, or shaped like a prism
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