prismatic

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prismatic

1. concerned with, containing, or produced by a prism
2. exhibiting bright spectral colours
3. Crystallog another word for orthorhombic

Prismatic

Characteristic of a solid figure in which the two ends are similar and parallel, with parallelograms for sides: used extensively in space frames covering open areas or large atrium areas.
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Workpieces coming off some machines looked as much prismatically machined as turned, boasted one machine builder.
Huysmans, or the [consideration] of one's mother merely prismatically, like Mr.
Indeed, nearly all these thematic impulses were already in evidence as early as The Invention of Solitude, a highly experimental memoir which prismatically details Auster's responses to the death of his father.
At least one critic has called Finished the antithesis of So Strange, and yet they operate prismatically to each other: A light beam of solitary, soliloquizing infatuation with someone Jones will never know splits into the rays of communal, multivocal fandom.
The first type consists of tiny, silvery, hexagonal plates that sometimes form prismatically bounded tablets not more than I mm thick.