Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun prism

2 senses of prism

Sense 1
prism -- (a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces (the bases) and whose lateral faces are parallelograms)
       => polyhedron -- (a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces)

Sense 2
prism, optical prism -- (optical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz; used to deviate a beam or invert an image)
       => optical device -- (a device for producing or controlling light)

2024, Cloud WordNet Browser