Definition of Diffracting

1. Verb. (present participle of diffract) ¹



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Definition of Diffracting

1. diffract [v] - See also: diffract

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diffracting

diffidentness
diffine
diffing
diffission
difflation
difflations
diffluence
diffluences
diffluent
difflugia
difform
difformities
difformity
diffract
diffracted
diffracting (current term)
diffraction
diffraction grating
diffraction pattern
diffraction patterns
diffractions
diffractive
diffractively
diffractogram
diffractograms
diffractometer
diffractometers
diffractometric
diffractometry
diffractor

Literary usage of Diffracting

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1853)
"When the diffracting body is an exceedingly small wire with parallel sides, the internal fringes extend far beyond the shadow, mingling with the external ..."

2. Elements of the economy of nature; or, The principles of physics, chemistry by John Gibson MacVicar (1830)
"The action of a doubly refracted cry.stal cannot be regarded as a mechanical splitting or diffracting into ports an incident ray. ..."

3. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1839)
"These new phenomena are rendered visible by bringing lenses of different foci in contact with the diffracting body, and the fringes seen in any case are ..."

4. Physical Optics by Robert Williams Wood (1914)
"We will now proceed with the more general treatment of cases in which the source and screen are both at finite distances from the diffracting aperture, ..."

5. X rays: An Introduction to the Study of Röntgen Rays by George William Clarkson Kaye (1914)
"The most obvious and plausible explanation of this 'dissimilarity is that the relative masses of the two constituents affect the diffracting ability of the ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"In experiment under ordinary circumstances it makes no difference whether the collecting lens is in front of or behind the diffracting aperture. ..."

7. Electrical Photometry and Illumination: A Treatise on Light and Its by Hermann Bohle (1912)
"On the other hand, if the radiator be placed in a diffracting DIFFRACTION DIFFUSION FIG. 6'04.—Diffraction and Diffusion. globe, either edged or ..."

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