HyperDic: refract

English > 2 senses of the word refract:
VERBperceptionrefractsubject to refraction
communicationrefractdetermine the refracting power of (a lens)
English > refract: 2 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningsubject to refraction.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"refract a light beam"
CategoryopticsThe branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light
BroadersubjectCause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to
Spanishrefractar
Catalanrefractar
Adjectivesrefractiveof or relating to or capable of refraction
refractivecapable of changing the direction (of a light or sound wave)
Nounsrefractionthe change in direction of a propagating / propagating wave (light or sound) when passing from one medium to another
English > refract: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningDetermine the refracting power of (a lens) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdetermine, find, find out, ascertainEstablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment / experiment, survey, or study
Adjectivesrefractiveof or relating to or capable of refraction
refractivecapable of changing the direction (of a light or sound wave)

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