Translation of prismatic in Spanish:

prismatic

Pronunciation: /prɪzˈmætɪk/

adj

  • [shape] prismático; [light] centellante prismatic compass brújula (feminine) topográfica or de agrimensor
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    • Texture can be an important control here; clay content is important in the creation of blocky, prismatic, and columnar structures.
    • The typical three-dimensional structure generally has a prismatic or subprismatic shape that expands in size toward the top.
    • This finely prismatic structure occurs only locally within the marginal denticles, but is better developed locally immediately below the dorsal midline of the shell.
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    • The optical and prismatic movement of light remained a starting point for these works, but the end result shows a geometric clarity and a fine honing of colour relations.
    • Winifred's later works explore prismatic colour effects; she also painted landscapes and flower pictures (Glimpse upon Waking, 1976; London, Tate) where luminous colour creates space and form.
    • In Bulatov's painting, lozenges of prismatic hues float out of the deep space of a black ground.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.