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diffractverb [T]

 /dɪˈfrækt/
physics to ​break up ​light or ​soundwaves by making them go through a ​narrowspace or ​across an ​edge
diffraction
noun [U]  /dɪˈfræk·ʃən/ physics
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diffractverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈfrækt/
to ​break up ​light or ​soundwaves by making them go through a ​narrowspace or ​across an ​edge
(Definition of diffract from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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