refractive


re·frac·tive

adjective \ri-ˈfrak-tiv\

Definition of REFRACTIVE

1
:  having power to refract
2
:  relating or due to refraction
re·frac·tive·ly adverb
re·frac·tive·ness noun
re·frac·tiv·i·ty \ˌrē-ˌfrak-ˈti-və-tē, ri-\ noun

First Known Use of REFRACTIVE

1673

re·frac·tive

adjective \ri-ˈfrak-tiv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REFRACTIVE

1
: having power to refract <a refractive lens>
2
: relating to or due to refraction <refractive phenomena> <refractive dispersion of light>
re·frac·tive·ly adverb

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