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anaclastic

[an-uh-klas-tik] /ˌæn əˈklæs tɪk/
adjective, Optics. (formerly)
1.
of or relating to refraction.
Origin of anaclastic
1690-1700
1690-1700; < Greek anáklast(os) bent back (verbal adjective of anaklâ to refract, equivalent to ana- ana- + klân to break) + -ic
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