HyperDic: double_refraction

English > 1 sense of the expression double refraction:
NOUNphenomenondouble refraction, birefringencesplitting a ray into two parallel rays polarized perpendicularly
English > double refraction: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningSplitting a ray into two parallel rays polarized perpendicularly.
Synonymbirefringence
BroaderrefractionThe change in direction of a propagating / propagating wave (light or sound) when passing from one medium to another
Spanishbirefringencia, birrefringencia, doble refracción
Catalanbirefringència

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