Definition of diffract
: to cause to undergo diffraction
Examples of diffract in a Sentence
Light is diffracted when it passes through a prism.
Origin and Etymology of diffract
back-formation from diffraction
First Known Use: 1803See Words from the same year
DIFFRACT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of diffract for English Language Learners
: to cause (a beam of light) to bend or spread
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