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Synonyms for refraction
rɪˈfræk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refraction(noun)

    the change in direction of a propagating wave (light or sound) when passing from one medium to another

    Synonyms:
    deflexion, deflection

  2. deflection, deflexion, refraction(noun)

    the amount by which a propagating wave is bent

    Synonyms:
    deflection, bending, digression, divagation, deflexion, diversion, deviation, warp

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. refraction

    Synonyms:
    disradiation, obliquity

    Antonyms:
    incidence, rectilinearity, nonrefraction

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. refraction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    deflection (of rays), deviation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    refractive

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