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Meaning of DIFFRACT

Pronunciation:  di'frakt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  undergo diffraction; of light
 

DIFFRACT is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: part, separate, split

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dif*fract"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Diffracted}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Diffracting}.] [L. diffractus, p. p. of diffringere
to break in pieces; dif- = dis- + frangere to break. See
{Fracture}.]
To break or separate into parts; to deflect, or decompose by
deflection, a? rays of light.

 

 

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