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verb [transitive] physics refract pronunciation in British English /rɪˈfrækt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrefract
he/she/itrefracts
present participlerefracting
past tenserefracted
past participlerefracted
  1. if a surface such as water or glass refracts light, light travels in a slightly different direction after it hits the surface, so that the surface appears to bend it

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