refringent


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re·frin·gent

 (rĭ-frĭn′jənt)
adj.
Of, relating to, or producing refraction; refractive.

[Latin refringēns, refringent-, present participle of refringere, to break up; see refract.]

refringent

(rɪˈfrɪndʒənt)
adj
(General Physics) physics of, concerned with, or causing refraction; refractive
[C18: from Latin refringere to break up; see refract]
reˈfringency, reˈfringence n
Translations

re·frin·gent

a. refringente, rel. a la refracción o que la causa.
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