Meaning of “refract” in the English Dictionary

"refract" in British English

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refractverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈfrækt/ us /rɪˈfrækt/ specialized

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"refract" in American English

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refractverb [ T ]

/rɪˈfrækt/

physics to change the direction of light, sound, heat, or other energy as it travels across or through something

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