Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Refract

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9868

\ri-frakt\ vt [L refractus, pp. of refringere to break open, break up, fr. re- + frangere to break] (1612) To subject (as a ray of light) to refraction.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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