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refringent

[ri-frin-juh nt] /rɪˈfrɪn dʒənt/
adjective
1.
refracting; refractive.
Origin of refringent
1770-1780
1770-80; < Latin refringent- (stem of refringēns), present participle of refringere to break up. See refract, -ent
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British Dictionary definitions for refringent

refringent

/rɪˈfrɪndʒənt/
adjective
1.
(physics) of, concerned with, or causing refraction; refractive
Derived Forms
refringency, refringence, noun
Word Origin
C18: from Latin refringere to break up; see refract
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refringent in Medicine

refringent re·frin·gent (rĭ-frĭn'jənt)
adj.
Of, relating to, or producing refraction; refractive.

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