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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 State|Chuck Culpepper, Des Bieler|January 12, 2021|Washington 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 islands|Bethany Brookshire|January 5, 2021|Science 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 governance|Benjamin Maiangwa|October 21, 2020|Quartz
Try placing some plastic wrap or a prism over the lens to test out different effects in refracting the light.
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 inside|Stan Horaczek|September 16, 2020|Popular Science
I recognize my inability to truly understand these events in the same context or view these events through exactly the same prism.
You had the PRISM program, and you also have National Security letters.
He pops from the screen as a charismatic, occasionally messianic “human prism,” as Moss calls him.
Snowden himself exposed a program known as PRISM that provided these so-called back doors to the NSA in the United States.
Mistakes happen, nuance is often lost, and everything is seen through a prism of who is winning and who is losing.
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 Racket|Honore 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 Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson
It was an irregular trapezium, a mass struck off from the colossal granitic prism of the Great Douvre.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
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.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
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Other words from prismpris•mat′ic (-măt′ĭk) adj.
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A solid figure in geometry with bases or ends of the same size and shape and sides that have parallel edges. Also, an object that has this shape.