HyperDic: optical_prism

English > 1 sense of the expression optical prism:
NOUNartifactoptical prism, prismoptical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz
English > optical prism: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningoptical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz; used to deviate a beam or invert an image.
Synonymprism
Part ofbiprismAn optical device for obtaining interference fringes
spectroscope, prism spectroscopeAn optical instrument for spectrographic analysis
telescope, scopeA magnifier of images of distant objects
Narrowererecting prismA right-angled optical prism used to turn an inverted image upright
Broaderoptical deviceA device for producing or controlling light
Spanishprisma, prisma óptico
Catalanprisma, prisma òptic

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