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 (prĭz-măt′ĭk) also pris·mat·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of, relating to, resembling, or being a prism.
2. Formed by refraction of light through a prism. Used of a spectrum of light.
3. Brilliantly colored; iridescent.

[Greek prīsma, prīsmat-, prism; see prism + -ic.]

pris·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
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