refractivity

noun

re·​frac·​tiv·​i·​ty ˌrē-ˌfrak-ˈtiv-ət-ē, ri- How to pronounce refractivity (audio)
plural refractivities
: the ability of a substance to refract light expressed quantitatively
specifically : the index of refraction minus one

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“Refractivity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/refractivity. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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