Meaning of “diffract” in the English Dictionary

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diffractverb [ T ]

/dɪˈfrækt/

physics to break up light or sound waves by making them go through a narrow space or across an edge

diffraction
noun [ U ] /dɪˈfræk·ʃən/ physics

(Definition of “diffract” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)