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 Dictionary entry overview: What does refract mean? 

REFRACT (verb)
  The verb REFRACT has 2 senses:

1. subject to refraction
2. determine the refracting power of (a lens)

  Familiarity information: REFRACT used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

REFRACT (verb)

Sense 1refract [BACK TO TOP]


Subject to refraction

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Context example:

refract a light beam

Hypernyms (to "refract" is one way to...):

subject (cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to)

Domain category:

optics (the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

Sense 2refract [BACK TO TOP]


Determine the refracting power of (a lens)

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "refract" is one way to...):

ascertain; determine; find; find out (establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

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