What does the word prismatic mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to, shaped like, or formed by a prism; exhibiting rainbow tints. prismatical.

Usage examples for prismatic

  1. So the super- Alpine glories surrounding that inland sea, and the prismatic hues flashing from many a glacier and rainbow of cataract mist, left her unmoved, solely because the rough- hewn Indian craft bobbing by the side of the great ship called to mind the extraordinary conditions under which she and all on board existed. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  2. A spirit burned in her- a prismatic, aromatic fire. – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland