- of or resembling a prism
- that refracts light as a prism
- that forms or resembles prismatic colors
- many-colored; brilliant; dazzling
Origin of prismaticfrom Classical Greek prisma (gen. prismatos): see prism and -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 prīsma prīsmat- prism ; see prism . -ic