Definitions for prismaticprɪzˈmæt ɪk

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  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"

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  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.

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  1. Prismatic(adj)

    alt. of Prismatical

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  1. Prism

    In sedimentology, a prism is a long, narrow, wedge-shaped sedimentary body. These types of sediments are typically formed during orogenic deformation; for example, the arkose detrital sedimentary rock found in fault troughs. In mineralogy, prismatic is also type of mineral habit. Prismatic minerals have crystals that show a uniform cross-section. Prismatic crystals typically have 3, 4, 6, 8 or 12 faces which are parallel to a crystallographic axis. The apatite group of minerals commonly exhibit elongated hexagonal prisms.

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