- of or resembling a prism
- that refracts light as a prism
- that forms or resembles prismatic colors
- many-colored; brilliant; dazzling
Origin of prismatic; from Classical Greek prisma (gen. prismatos): see prism and amp; -ic
- Of, relating to, resembling, or being a prism.
- Formed by refraction of light through a prism. Used of a spectrum of light.
- Brilliantly colored; iridescent.
Origin of prismaticGreek pr&imacron;sma, pr&imacron;smat-, prism; see prism + –ic.