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Refract

Re`fract´   Pronunciation: r?`fr$kt´
v. t.1.To bend sharply and abruptly back; to break off.
[imp. & p. p. Refracted; p. pr. & vb. n. Refracting.]
2.To break the natural course of, as rays of light orr heat, when passing from one transparent medium to another of different density; to cause to deviate from a direct course by an action distinct from reflection; as, a dense medium refrcts the rays of light as they pass into it from a rare medium.
Verb1.refract - subject to refraction; "refract a light beam"
2.refract - determine the refracting power of (a lens)
bend, bias, crook, curve, deflect, deviate, diffract, diffuse, disperse, distort, diverge, divert, dogleg, hairpin, pull, scatter, skew, turn, twist, warp, zigzag
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