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prism
[priz-uhm]
NOUN
1.
Optics. a transparent solid body, often having triangular bases, used for dispersing light into a spectrum or for reflecting rays of light.
2.
Geometry. a solid having bases or ends that are parallel, congruent polygons and sides that are parallelograms.
3.
Crystallography. a form having faces parallel to the vertical axis and intersecting the horizontal axes.
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## Prism - Wikipedia

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In optics, a prism is a transparent optical element with flat, polished surfaces that refract light. At least two of the flat surfaces must have an angle between them.

## Definition of Prism - Math is Fun

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Prism. A solid object with two identical ends and flat sides: • The sides are parallelograms (4-sided shape with opposites sides parallel) • The cross section is the ...

## Prism | Definition of Prism by Merriam-Webster

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Define prism: a transparent glass or plastic object that usually has three sides and that separates the light that passes through it into different…

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Prism definition, Optics. a transparent solid body, often having triangular bases, used for dispersing light into a spectrum or for reflecting rays of light. See more.

## prism ~ A Maths Dictionary for Kids Quick Reference by Jenny Eather

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Pp. prism. • a prism is a solid three-dimensional shape with two identical, parallel polygon bases. • in a right prism all other faces are rectangles, in an oblique ...

## Prism definition - Math Open Reference

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Definition and properties of a prism, showing it to be solid with two congruent parallel faces, and where any cross section parallel to those faces is congruent to  ...