Noun(1) a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces (the bases(2) optical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz; used to deviate a beam or invert an image
(1) Newton applied the Method of Analysis to induce the explanatory principle that sunlight comprises rays of differing colours, and that each colour is refracted by the prism through a characteristic angle.(2) Viewed through the Upper West Side prism in which ├ö├ç├┐enlightened├ö├ç├û equals ├ö├ç├┐liberal,├ö├ç├û there is some truth to this contention.(3) From our side of the prism , each and every one of these events is disparate.(4) So information about her youth is inevitably scarce, apart from her own memoirs, which are bound to be somewhat distorted through the prism of time.(5) they were forced to imagine the disaster through the prism of television(6) It's a good rule of thumb because seeing a given action through the prism of someone whose motives you are inclined to view favorably is a good check on unwarranted suspicions.(7) By the use of two mirrors, the fluorescence excitation light of 295-nm wavelength was directed perpendicular onto one of the smallest sides of the quartz prism .(8) It is most certainly distorted by the prism of your own arrogance and ignorance.(9) In their experiments, Descartes, Robert Hooke and Edward Boyle had put a screen close to the other side of the prism and seen that the spot of light came out as a mixture of colour.(10) According to Blondlot, a narrow stream of N-rays was refracted through the prism and produced a spectrum on a field.(11) We will show that the area of this ring is equal to the area of the corresponding cross section of the dome, which implies that the dome and the punctured prism have equal volumes.(12) When he passed a thin beam of sunlight through a glass prism Newton noted the spectrum of colours that was formed.(13) Ancient stonecutters could thus cleave it perpendicular to the crystal axis to produce hexagonal prisms of any desired length.(14) You can readily extend the same approach to other polyhedra, such as prisms and antiprisms.(15) Volumes of solids such as prisms , pyramids, tetrahedrons, wedges, cylinders and truncated cones are calculated.(16) He goes on to consider solid geometry giving results on prisms , cylinders, and spheres.
(1) triangular prism :: driehoekige prisma
1. prism ::
Different Formsprism, prisms
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