Prismatic colors

(Opt.) the seven colors into which light is resolved when passed through a prism; primary colors. See Primary colors, under Color.

See also: Prismatic

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
He noted the prismatic colors in all the dewdrops upon a million blades of grass.
While we were still on very high ground, and before the descent toward Argentie`re began, we looked up toward a neighboring mountain-top, and saw exquisite prismatic colors playing about some white clouds which were so delicate as to almost resemble gossamer webs.
Newton's prismatic colors avoid even as they blend into each other
equivocal about primary and prismatic colors. He initially claims that
The colors mirror the 'lyrical transformation' that Torres noted happened in the late 1970s and mid-1980s-as Saguil moved from monochromes to 'painting in prismatic colors,' thus the pinks, blues and yellows of 'a rich paster luster.''
In decontextualized details, the light reflections off the tubular-steel chair and the painting reveal prismatic colors, a crescendo of polychrome and washed-out effects.
* Prismatic colors project a startling visual depth on the Wolf Creek Fibrary in Atlanta that suggests the building changes colors when viewed from different vantage points.
That was a really special process, discovering the prismatic colors in the metal that were invisible at first.
[that] shared an interest in abstracted forms and prismatic colors, which, they felt, had spiritual values that could counteract the corruption and materialism of their age." (Source:
Created in dichroic glass and stainless steel, the sculpture's many attributes, iridescence, prismatic colors, and reflectivity were a constant in the interior space design.
She writes "The Grand amphitheatre fit for the gods encompassed by its prismatic colors surfacing the horizon highlighting the awesome view of bald eagles soaring over canyons."
Moder presents this contemporary Eclipse crystal chandelier with its sweeping curves, square symmetry and dazzling prismatic colors. Offered in Spectra Swarovski Crystal (pictured) or Stress Swarovski Crystal.