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diffractive

[ dih-frak-tiv ]
/ d…™ňąfr√¶k t…™v /
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adjective
causing or pertaining to diffraction.
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Origin of diffractive

First recorded in 1820‚Äď30; diffract + -ive

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How to use diffractive in a sentence

  • These diffractive spectra have been examined with great skill by Draper and Langley.

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