Refracted
Refracted Re*fract"ed, a. 1. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Bent backward angularly, as if half-broken; as, a refracted stem or leaf. [1913 Webster]

2. Turned from a direct course by refraction; as, refracted rays of light. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • refracted — tə̇d adjective Etymology: from past participle of refract (I) : bent backward angularly as if half broken refracted stem refracted spines …   Useful english dictionary

  • Refracted — Refract Re*fract (r?*fr$kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refracted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Refracting}.] [L. refractus, p. p. of refringere; pref. re re + frangere to break: cf. F. r[ e]fracter. SEe {FRacture}, and cf. {Refrain}, n.] 1. To bend sharply and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refracted — re·fract || rɪ frækt v. cause energy or light waves to bend as they pass from one medium into a second medium in which the energy travels at a different speed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • refracted — re·fract·ed …   English syllables

  • Refracted vision — Vision Vi sion, n. [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. ? to see, ? I know, and E. wit. See {Wit}, v., and cf. {Advice}, {Clairvoyant}, {Envy}, {Evident}, {Provide}, {Revise}, {Survey}, {View}, {Visage},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refracted wave — lūžusioji banga statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. refracted wave vok. gebrochene Welle, f rus. преломлённая волна, f pranc. onde réfractée, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • refracted ray — lūžęs spindulys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. refracted ray vok. gebrochener Strahl, m rus. преломлённый луч, m pranc. rayon réfracté, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • refracted light — lūžusioji šviesa statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. refracted light vok. gebrochenes Licht, n rus. преломлённый свет, m pranc. lumière réfractée, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Refracted ray — Преломлённый луч …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • refracted light — light whose rays have been bent out of their original course by passing through a transparent membrane …   Medical dictionary

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