Definition of Rarer
1. Adjective. (comparative of rare) ¹
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Definition of Rarer
1. rare [adj] - See also: rare
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Literary usage of Rarer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Optics by David Brewster, Alexander Dallas Bache (1847)
"The case of the total reflexion of a ray moving in a denser medium, and arriving at the separating surface of the denser and of a rarer medium, (pp. ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1864)
"Whilst several rarer kinds had been lately introduced with ballast used in the making of the many railways, others, he regretted to say, had, after a lapse ..."
3. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Textbook in Physics for by Denison Olmsted, Ebenezer Strong Snell, Rodney Glentwork Kimball, Samuel Sheldon (1891)
"Limit of Transmission from a Denser to a rarer Medium.—As a consequence of the law of refraction, there is a limit beyond which a ray cannot escape from a ..."
4. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1832)
"Jl ray of light cannot pass out of a denser into a rarer medium, when the angle of ... 269. upon the rarer medium RS. It will be refracted from the ..."
5. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1832)
"When the ray passes in the opposite direction, that is, from a denser into a rarer medium, as from water into air, the same constant ratio is found to exist ..."
6. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1914)
"Notes on the Occurrence of Some of the rarer Metals in Blister Copper. BY A. EILERS, NEW YORK, NY , (Butte Meeting, August, 1913. ..."
7. Handbook of Natural Philosophy: Optics by Dionysius Lardner (1869)
"In like manner, if the rays pass from the rarer to the denser medium, in the direction Y' p, the value of F will be positive, because in this case n will be ..."