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diffractive

[dih-frak-tiv] /dɪˈfræk tɪv/
adjective
1.
causing or pertaining to diffraction.
Origin of diffractive
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; diffract + -ive
Related forms
diffractively, adverb
diffractiveness, noun
nondiffractive, adjective
nondiffractively, adverb
nondiffractiveness, noun
undiffractive, adjective
undiffractively, adverb
undiffractiveness, noun
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  • These diffractive spectra have been examined with great skill by Draper and Langley.

    Six Lectures on Light John Tyndall

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