Definition of Refracted

1. a. Bent backward angularly, as if half- broken; as, a refracted stem or leaf.



Definition of Refracted

1. Verb. (past of ''refract'') ¹

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Definition of Refracted

1. refract [v] - See also: refract

Medical Definition of Refracted

1. 1. Bent backward angularly, as if half-broken; as, a refracted stem or leaf. 2. Turned from a direct course by refraction; as, refracted rays of light. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Refracted

reforwarded
reforwarding
reforwards
refossion
refought
refound
refoundation
refoundations
refounded
refounder
refounders
refounding
refounds
refract
refractable
refracted (current term)
refracted light
refractile
refracting
refracting angle of a prism
refracting telescope
refracting telescopes
refraction
refractionist
refractionometer
refractions
refractive
refractive accommodative esotropia
refractive amblyopia
refractive errors

Literary usage of Refracted

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1. Mirrors, Prisms and Lenses: A Text-book of Geometrical Optics by James Powell Cocke Southall (1918)
"The figure shows a meridian section of this surface for the case when the rays are refracted from a denser to a rarer medium (n'< n), the curve in this case ..."

2. The Mathematical Theory of Electricity and Magnetism by Henry William Watson, Samuel Hawsley Burbury (1889)
"The direction of wave motion for either refracted ray being now ... But although the. direction of displacement in either refracted ray is independent of ..."

3. On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences by Mary Somerville (1840)
"Light is said to be polarized, which, by being once reflected or refracted, is rendered incapable of being again reflected or refracted at certain angles. ..."

4. A Text-book of Physics by William Watson (1911)
"Further, since when the ray travels in the crystal in a direction parallel to the optic axis, there is only one refracted ray, ie the ordinary and ..."

5. The Principles and Methods of Geometrical Optics: Especially as Applied to by James Powell Cocke Southall (1910)
"The Deviation of the refracted Ray. The angle between the directions of the incident and refracted rays is called the angle of deviation, ..."

6. The Principles and Methods of Geometrical Optics: Especially as Applied to by James Powell Cocke Southall (1910)
"The Deviation of the refracted Ray. The angle between the directions of the incident and refracted rays is called the angle of deviation, ..."

7. A Treatise on Physical Optics by Alfred Barnard Basset (1892)
"Then the principle asserts, that if the two rays AR, AF be reversed, so that RA and FA are reflected and refracted at A, they will give rise to the incident ..."

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