prismatic

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adjective pris·mat·ic \priz-ˈma-tik\

Definition of prismatic

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

  2. 2a :  formed by a prismb :  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

prismatically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of prismatic in a sentence

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

1668

First Known Use of prismatic

1668


PRISMATIC Defined for English Language Learners

prismatic

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adjective pris·mat·ic \priz-ˈma-tik\

Definition of prismatic for English Language Learners

  • : using, containing, or shaped like a prism


Medical Dictionary

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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