Definition of refract
- to refract that familiar world through the mind and heart of a romantic … woman
- —Anton Myrer
Light is refracted when it hits water.
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of an object or substance : to make (light) change direction when it goes through at an angle
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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