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dif·fract

 (dĭ-frăkt′)
intr. & tr.v. dif·fract·ed, dif·fract·ing, dif·fracts
To undergo or cause to undergo diffraction.

[Back-formation from diffraction.]

dif·frac′tive adj.
dif·frac′tive·ly adv.
dif·frac′tive·ness n.
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