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General dictionaries General (26 matching dictionaries)
  1. refraction: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. refraction: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. refraction: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. refraction: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. refraction: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. Refraction, refraction: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. refraction: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. refraction: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. refraction: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. refraction: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. refraction: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. refraction: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. refraction: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. refraction: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Refraction (metallurgy), Refraction (sound), Refraction: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Refraction: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. refraction: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. refraction: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. refraction: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. refraction: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. Refraction: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  22. refraction: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. refraction: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. refraction: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. refraction: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. refraction: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. refraction: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. Refraction: Natural Magick [home, info]
  3. REFRACTION: Glossary of Art Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Refraction: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. refraction: I T Glossary [home, info]
  2. refraction: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Refraction: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. refraction: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Refraction: LASIK Eye Surgery Glossary [home, info]
  4. refraction: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  5. Refraction: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Refraction: Solar Radiation Resource Terms [home, info]
  2. refraction: Earthquake Image Glossary [home, info]
  3. Refraction: Eric Weisstein's World of Physics [home, info]
  4. Refraction: Geography Dictionary [home, info]
  5. REFRACTION: Weather Glossary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. refraction: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (17 matching dictionaries)
  1. refraction: Webster's New World Telecom Dictionary [home, info]
  2. refraction: Book Binding [home, info]
  3. Refraction: Basics of Space Flight Glossary [home, info]
  4. refraction: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  5. Refraction: Efficient Windows [home, info]
  6. Refraction: Gems and Precious Stones [home, info]
  7. refraction: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  8. Refraction: Explosives [home, info]
  9. Refraction: Glossary of video terms [home, info]
  11. Refraction, Refraction, Refraction: Oil Analysis [home, info]
  12. Refraction: National Weather Service Glossary [home, info]
  13. refraction: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]
  14. Refraction: Glossary of Energy Terms [home, info]
  15. Refraction: PhotoNotes Dictionary of Film and Digital Photography [home, info]
  16. refraction: Rane Professional Audio Reference [home, info]
  17. Refraction: Sweetwater Music [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (refraction)

noun:  the change in direction of a propagating wave (light or sound) when passing from one medium to another
noun:  the amount by which a propagating wave is bent

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Phrases that include refraction:   dynamic refraction, atmospheric refraction, complex index of refraction, plane of refraction, refraction of latitude, more...

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