prismatic plane

prismatic plane

[priz′mad·ik ′plān]
(metallurgy)
Any plane parallel to the principal c axis in noncubic metals.
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As precipitation occurs in the magnesium prismatic planes, the zone axes of interest were [0001].The tensile properties were tested by a Zwick Z020 E-stretching machine with the tensile rate 1mm/m in at room temperature.
The paradox is that if Picasso's Cubist paintings of Fernande (to employ the show's useful shorthand) often look as though he was thinking about the figure as a solid, faceted, potentially flee-standing form in space, Head of a Woman (Fernande) suggests that he was thinking of the sculpture as a three-dimensional equivalent of the prismatic planes of the paintings.