Definition of Prismatic. Meaning of Prismatic. Synonyms of Prismatic

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Definition of Prismatic

Prismatic
Prismatic Pris*mat"ic, Prismatical Pris*mat"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. prismatique.] 1. Resembling, or pertaining to, a prism; as, a prismatic form or cleavage. 2. Separated or distributed by a prism; formed by a prism; as, prismatic colors. 3. (Crystallog.) Same as Orthorhombic. Prismatic borax (Chem.), borax crystallized in the form of oblique prisms, with ten molecules of water; -- distinguished from octahedral borax. Prismatic colors (Opt.), the seven colors into which light is resolved when passed through a prism; primary colors. See Primary colors, under Color. Prismatic compass (Surv.), a compass having a prism for viewing a distant object and the compass card at the same time. Prismatic spectrum (Opt.), the spectrum produced by the passage of light through a prism.

Meaning of Prismatic from wikipedia

- In optics, a prism is a transparent optical element with flat, polished surfaces that refract light. At least two of the flat surfaces must have an angle...
- Prismatic describes the properties of an optical prism. Prismatic may also refer to: Prismatic (app), a social news curation and discovery app Prismatic...
- The Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park is the largest hot spring in the United States, and the third largest in the world, after Frying...
- modern meanings of those color words. Comparing Newton's observation of prismatic colors to a color image of the visible light spectrum shows that "indigo"...
- A prismatic joint provides a linear sliding movement between two bodies, and is often called a slider, as in the slider-crank linkage. A prismatic pair...
- The triangular prismatic honeycomb or triangular prismatic cellulation is a space-filling tessellation (or honeycomb) in Euclidean 3-space. It is composed...
- Prismatic was a social news curation and discovery application for various Web browsers and mobile devices running iOS. It combined machine learning,...
- archaeology, a prismatic blade is a long, narrow, specialized stone flake tool with a sharp edge, like a small razor blade. Prismatic blades are flaked...
- A prismatic comp**** is a navigation and surveying instrument which is extensively used to find out the bearing of the traversing and included angles between...
- rhombohedral cleavage. Prismatic cleavage occurs when there are two cleavage planes in a crystal. Spodumene exhibits prismatic cleavage. Dodecahedral...
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