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refrangible

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

Definition of refrangible

  1. :  capable of being refracted

refrangibility play \-ˌfran-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
refrangibleness play \-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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