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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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. refraction(n)

    Synonyms:
    deflection

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    refractive

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#78536digression
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How to use refraction in a sentence?

  1. Steven Lee:

    The bottom line with subjective refraction is, it's dependent on how the patient is responding, i'm very confident in how our practitioners and how ophthalmologists who work with us prescribe prescriptions in the end.

  2. Isaac Newton:

    Did blind chance know that there was light and what was its refraction, and fit the eyes of all creatures after the most curious manner to make use of it? These and other suchlike considerations, always have, and always will prevail with mankind, to believe that there is a Being who made all things, who has all things in his power, and who is therefore to be feared.


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