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synonyms for prism

  • cylinder
  • figure
  • gem
  • spectrum
  • stone
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That one went quickly out to the left, where Smith caught it and made a breathtaking passage around three Ohio State defenders in the last little prism of space available on the left side of the field, stopping only 22 yards later.
THE ALABAMA FOOTBALL DYNASTY COLLECTS ANOTHER TITLE WITH A 52-24 ROUT OF OHIO STATECHUCK CULPEPPER, DES BIELERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The scientists could watch through a tiny prism as neurons fired and lit up.
A TASTE MAP IN THE BRAIN IS A SCATTERING OF TINY FLAVOR ISLANDSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJANUARY 5, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The favored approach to understanding colonial rule, particularly in Africa, is through the prism of political governance—how the colonial authority was imposed through local or native authorities.
HOW THE COLONIAL ENTERPRISE HARD-WIRED VIOLENCE INTO NIGERIA’S GOVERNANCEBENJAMIN MAIANGWAOCTOBER 21, 2020QUARTZ
Try placing some plastic wrap or a prism over the lens to test out different effects in refracting the light.
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The viewfinder has moved over to the top left corner of the body—the A7 line puts it at the top where the prism would be on a DSLR.
SONY BUILT A TINY MIRRORLESS CAMERA WITH A FULL-FRAME SENSOR INSIDESTAN HORACZEKSEPTEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
At eighteen does not love hold a prism between the world and the eyes of a young girl?
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
His name and his bright past, seen through the prism of whispered gossip, had gained him the nickname of The Admiral.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
It was an irregular trapezium, a mass struck off from the colossal granitic prism of the Great Douvre.
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A theme taken from a medival author; an antique figure, that of Virgil, but seen through the prism of modern poetry.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
Analysis by the prism alone has quite doubled the knowledge that was previously available.
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WORDS RELATED TO PRISM

  • arc
  • band of color
  • bow
  • crescent
  • curve
  • prism
  • variegation
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