Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

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

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Usage examples "prismatic":

  1. The torrent rolled on toward them; along its length a vapor rose, tinted by the sun with every color of his light; the decomposing rays flashing prismatic fires along the many- tinted scarf of waters. - "Seraphita", Honore de Balzac.
  2. 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", Louis Tracy.
  3. A spirit burned in her- a prismatic, aromatic fire. - "The Cardinal's Snuff-Box", Henry Harland.