refractile

adjective
re·​frac·​tile | \ ri-ˈfrak-tᵊl How to pronounce refractile (audio) , -ˌtī(-ə)l \

Definition of refractile

: capable of refracting : refractive

First Known Use of refractile

circa 1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of refractile was circa 1849

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refractile

refracting angle

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“Refractile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refractile. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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refractile

adjective
re·​frac·​tile | \ ri-ˈfrak-tᵊl How to pronounce refractile (audio) , -ˌtīl How to pronounce refractile (audio) \

Medical Definition of refractile

: capable of refracting : refractive refractile crystalline material in the retina

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