refrangible

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

Definition of refrangible 

: capable of being refracted

Other Words from refrangible

refrangibility \ri-​ˌfran-​jə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē \ noun
refrangibleness \ri-​ˈfran-​jə-​bəl-​nəs \ noun

First Known Use of refrangible

1672, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for refrangible

irregular from Latin refringere to break up

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Dictionary Entries near refrangible

reframe

refranation

refrangent

refrangible

refreeze

refrenation

refresh

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