Refractive



adjective
1.
of or relating to refraction.
2.
Also, refractile. having power to refract.
adjective
1.
of or concerned with refraction
2.
(of a material or substance) capable of causing refraction

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  • Refractive keratotomy

    refractive keratotomy n. Surgical modification of corneal curvature by incising the cornea to minimize hyperopia, myopia, or astigmatism.



  • Refractivity

    [ree-frak-tiv-i-tee] /ˌri frækˈtɪv ɪ ti/ noun 1. the power to refract.

  • Refractometer

    [ree-frak-tom-i-ter] /ˌri frækˈtɒm ɪ tər/ noun, Optics. 1. an instrument for determining the refractive index of a substance. refractometer /ˌriːfrækˈtɒmɪtə/ noun 1. any instrument for determining the refractive index of a substance refractometer re·frac·tom·e·ter (rē’frāk-tŏm’ĭ-tər) n. Any of several instruments used to measure the refractive index of a substance.



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