- capable of being refracted, as rays of light.
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Light is decomposed by the prism, because its component parts are refrangible in different degrees, by the same refracting medium.Conversations on Natural Philosophy, in which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly Explained
Jane Haldimand Marcet and Thomas P. Jones
Minium reflects the least refrangible or red-making Rays most copiously, and thence appears red.
Violets reflect the most refrangible most copiously, and thence have their Colour, and so of other Bodies.
- capable of being refracted