from The Century Dictionary.

  • Serving or tending to refract; turning from a direct course.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Serving or tending to refract.
  • adjective (Opt.) the angle of a triangular prism included between the two sides through which the refracted beam passes in the decomposition of light.
  • adjective (Opt.) See under Telescope.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of refract.


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