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refractor

[ ri-frak-ter ]
/ rɪˈfræk tər /
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noun
a person or thing that refracts.
See under telescope (def. 1).
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Origin of refractor

First recorded in 1630–40; refract + -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for refractor

refractor
/ (rɪˈfræktə) /

noun
an object or material that refracts
another name for refracting telescope
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