Meaning of prism
Pronunciation: (priz'um), [key]
- a transparent solid body, often having triangular bases, used for dispersing light into a spectrum or for reflecting rays of light.
- a solid having bases or ends that are parallel, congruent polygons and sides that are parallelograms.
- a form having faces parallel to the vertical axis and intersecting the horizontal axes.
- prism (Thesaurus)