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refractive index

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See index of refraction.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The ratio of the speed of light in air or vacuum to that in another medium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Index of refraction, under Index.
  • n.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the ratio of the velocity of light in a vacuum to that in a medium

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