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refrangible

adjective re·fran·gi·ble \ri-ˈfran-jə-bəl\

Definition of REFRANGIBLE

:  capable of being refracted
re·fran·gi·bil·i·ty \-ˌfran-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
re·fran·gi·ble·ness \-ˈfran-jə-bəl-nəs\ noun

Origin of REFRANGIBLE

irregular from Latin refringere to break up
First Known Use: 1673

Rhymes with REFRANGIBLE

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