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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pris·mat·ic /prɪzˈmætɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pris·mat·ic /prɪzˈmætɪk/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pris·mat·ic Pris·mat·ic·al a.
 1. Resembling, or pertaining to, a prism; as, a prismatic form or cleavage.
 2. Separated or distributed by a prism; formed by a prism; as, prismatic colors.
 3. Crystallog. Same as Orthorhombic.
 Prismatic borax Chem., borax crystallized in the form of oblique prisms, with ten molecules of water; -- distinguished from octahedral borax.
 Prismatic colors Opt., the seven colors into which light is resolved when passed through a prism; primary colors. See Primary colors, under Color.
 Prismatic compass Surv., a compass having a prism for viewing a distant object and the compass card at the same time.
 Prismatic spectrum Opt., the spectrum produced by the passage of light through a prism.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to or resembling or constituting a prism;
             "prismatic form"
      2: exhibiting spectral colors formed by refraction of light
         through a prism; "prismatic light"