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prisms, plural;
  1. A solid geometric figure whose two end faces are similar, equal, and parallel rectilinear figures, and whose sides are parallelograms

  2. A glass or other transparent object in this form, esp. one that is triangular with refracting surfaces at an acute angle with each other and that separates white light into a spectrum of colors

  3. Used figuratively with reference to the clarification or distortion afforded by a particular viewpoint
    • - they were forced to imagine the disaster through the prism of television

  1. a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces (the bases) and whose lateral faces are parallelograms
  2. optical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz; used to deviate a beam or invert an image
  3. Prism (or PRiSM) is a Canadian rock band originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. They were active from 1977 to 1984 and are active again from 1988 to present. The band's sound is a mix of Album-Oriented Rock (AOR) and pop rock. They have released a total of 13 albums to date. ...
  4. Prism (aka "Prism: The Human Family Songbook") is a two CD concept album by Beth Nielsen Chapman released in 2007.
  5. PRISM wireless networking solutions are a family of Conexant chipsets used for Wireless LANs, and were formerly produced by Intersil Corporation.
  6. Prism (Robbie) is a fictional character, a supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe. He is a member of the Marauders.
  7. In geology and petrology, a prism is a long, narrow, wedge-shaped sedimentary body with a width to thickness ratio greater than 5 to 1 but less than 50 to 1, and a length 1.5 to 3 times its width.
  8. Jeff Scott Soto (born November 4, 1965, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rock singer of Puerto Rican descent. ...
  9. A polyhedron with parallel ends of the same size and shape, the other faces being parallelogram-shaped sides; A transparent block in the shape of a prism (typically with triangular ends), used to split or reflect light; A crystal in which the faces are parallel to the vertical axis
  10. Prisms are what let you see a correctly oriented image when you look through a pair of binoculars. There are two types of prisms in common use, Porro prisms and roof prisms. Roof prisms are essentially in line inside the optical tubes, and make for a more compact set of binoculars.
  11. (PRISMS) Provider Registration and International Students Management System
  12. (Prisms) A lens that redirects light.
  13. (Prisms) Microscopic quartz-like brighteners that reflect light on the skin's surface to mask wrinkles and imperfections.
  14. (Prisms) are optical elements that refract light or break it up into its constituent spectral colours by applying the principles of total internal reflection and wavelength dependant refraction. ...
  15. This is a box on the prescription form that is rarely filled in. Occasionally, when the two eyes are not properly aligned and looking directly at the same thing, prism can be ground into the lenses in order to re-align them. This can occur with strabismus (i.e. ...
  16. A small assemblage made with masonry units and mortar and sometimes grout. Primarily used to predict the strength of full scale masonry members.
  17. In optics, a lens that can have precise geometric configurations enabling light to be bent or reflected in certain ways. A prism also can split white light into different wave lengths and colors.
  18. A wedge-shaped piece of glass/plastic having plano or curved sides. Also understood as a point in a lens outside of the optical center at which a radial displacement of a beam is produced.
  19. a wedge-shaped lens which is thicker on one edge than the other. This plastic or glass lens bends light (opposite direction from its thicker end). Prisms can be used to measure an eye misalignment and/or treat a binocular dysfunction (eye teaming problem). ...
  20. Refractor of transparent glass or plastic, with three or more straight sides. Light entering one side of the prism bends and exits the other side.
  21. A three-dimensional shape with a top and bottom (base) that are congruent polygons and lateral faces that are parallelograms.
  22. Parameter-elevation Regressions on Independent Slopes Model
  23. A term used to describe a magnetic source body which can be considered, for practical purposes, parallelepiped which is semi-infinite in vertical dimension. That is, its depth-to-bottom is at least four times its depth-to-top. ...
  24. A semi-regular polyhedron constructed from two n-sided polygons and n squares. See the prisms and antiprisms entry.
  25. A prism is an optical device, which uses refraction to split a single beam of light into all the separate colours. This enables astronomers to look at where there might be any absorption or emission from a star. ...