Definitions for prismaticprɪzˈmæt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pris•mat•icprɪzˈmæt ɪk(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or like a prism.

    Category: Optics

  2. formed by or as if by a transparent prism.

    Category: Optics

  3. spectral in color; brilliant.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. highly varied or faceted.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of prismatic:

1700–10; < Gk prīsmat- (s. of prîsma) prism+ -ic


Princeton's WordNet

  1. prismatic(adj)

    of or relating to or resembling or constituting a prism

    "prismatic form"

  2. prismatic(adj)

    exhibiting spectral colors formed by refraction of light through a prism

    "prismatic light"


  1. prismatic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a prism; having the form of a prism; containing one or more prisms.

  2. prismatic(Adjective)

    Separated or distributed by, or as if by, a transparent prism; formed by a prism; varied or brilliant in color.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prismatic(adj)

    alt. of Prismatical

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