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Definition of Refract


  1. To bend sharply and abruptly back; to break off.
  2. To break the natural course of, as rays of light orr heat, when passing from one transparent medium to another of different density; to cause to deviate from a direct course by an action distinct from reflection; as, a dense medium refrcts the rays of light as they pass into it from a rare medium.

Refract Translations

refract in German is ablenken
refract in Spanish is apartar, refractar