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refractive

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adjective re·frac·tive \ri-ˈfrak-tiv\

Definition of refractive

  1. 1 :  having power to refract

  2. 2 :  relating or due to refraction

refractively

adverb

refractiveness

noun

refractivity

play \ˌrē-ˌfrak-ˈti-və-tē, ri-\ noun


1673

First Known Use of refractive

1673


Medical Dictionary

refractive

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adjective re·frac·tive \ri-ˈfrak-tiv\

Medical Definition of refractive

  1. 1:  having power to refract <a refractive lens>

  2. 2:  relating to or due to refraction <refractive phenomena> <refractive dispersion of light>

refractively

adverb



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