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Refractive

Re`fract´ive   Pronunciation: r?`fr?kt´?v
a.1.Serving or having power to refract, or turn from a direct course; pertaining to refraction; as, refractive surfaces; refractive powers.
Refractive index
(Opt.) See Index of refraction, under Index.
Absolute refractive index
(Opt.) the index of refraction of a substances when the ray passes into it from a vacuum.
Relative refractive index
(Opt.) the ratio of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of refraction for a ray passing out of one of the media into the other.
Adj.1.refractive - of or relating to or capable of refraction; "the refractive characteristics of the eye"
Synonyms: refractile
2.refractive - capable of changing the direction (of a light or sound wave)
Synonyms: deflective
crooked, deflective
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