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Definition: Prismatic compass
, Prismatical \Pris*mat"ic*al\
, a. [Cf.
1. Resembling, or pertaining to, a prism; as, a prismatic
form or cleavage.
2. Separated or distributed by a prism; formed by a prism;
as, prismatic colors.
3. (Crystallog.) Same as Orthorhombic
(Chem.), borax crystallized in the form of
oblique prisms, with ten molecules of water; --
distinguished from octahedral borax.
(Opt.), the seven colors into which light
is resolved when passed through a prism; primary colors.
See Primary colors
, under Color
(Surv.), a compass having a prism for
viewing a distant object and the compass card at the same
(Opt.), the spectrum produced by the
passage of light through a prism.