Relating to or having the form of a prism or prisms
Having the form of a right-angled prism.
The middle layer of the shell of a mollusc, consisting of crystalline calcite or aragonite
Consisting of prismatic cells.
Each of the colours into which white light is split by a prism (conventionally regarded as seven in number); colour such as that produced by a prism from white light; frequently in plural.
A magnetic compass incorporating a prism so that an object and its bearing can be viewed simultaneously.
Gunpowder compressed into hexagonal prisms with holes drilled along the length to ensure slow burning, formerly used in heavy artillery.
(In singular and plural) = prism binocular.
The ratio of a vessel's underwater volume to the volume of a cuboid having the same length as the vessel and the same cross-section as its maximum underwater cross-section.
Prim; affected. Originally in pruney and prismatic (or prismy): = prunes and prismy.