refringency

noun

re·​frin·​gen·​cy
rəˈfrinjənsē
variants or less commonly refringence
-jən(t)s
plural refringencies also refringences

Word History

Etymology

refringency from refringent + -cy; refringence International Scientific Vocabulary, from refringent, after such pairs as English evident : evidence

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“Refringency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refringency. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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