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prismatic

Pronunciation: /prɪzˈmætɪk/

Translation of prismatic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [shape] prismático; [light] centellante prismatic compass brújula (feminine) topográfica or de agrimensor
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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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