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(1) Tending to refract.

(2) Altering or deflecting the direction of light.


Word origin: Latin refractus (broken up)

Related form(s): refract (verb)

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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... of life. c. All dissenters within these systems will be hushed or eliminated. I leave you with this thought though--a telescope operates by refracting light to a focal point and thereby magnifying the observed object, but it was not made by these principles. Neither can we interpret or explain ...

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by AFJ
Sun May 03, 2009 5:07 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
Views: 689108

The Fiber Disease

... in paper/foundry/welding/textile/oil and gas well related industries, as well as from the use of Ba as an atmospheric aerosol spray for enhancing/refracting the signalling of radio/radar waves along military jet flight paths, missile test ranges, etc. It is proposed that chronic contamination ...

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by Skytroll
Fri Aug 11, 2006 4:28 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6246607

Eye Power????

... is where light travels through and ultimately rests on the retina as it is refracted (bending light) so it focuses on the retina. The power of the refracting surfaces (cornea and crystalline lens) have to be proportional to the axial length so the images can focus sharply on the retina. A slight ...

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by kiekyon
Wed Apr 12, 2006 4:37 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Eye Power????
Replies: 7
Views: 6016

Strange Range!!!

... it...[ in terms of relative flux densities..?] ANd how we say that blue and green reach the 'bottom' algae... red travels most deep due to lower refracting index of h2o for red than other visible wavelengths... and infrared would have lesser energy...[ obviously in evolution just one reason isn't ...

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by 2810712
Sat Apr 01, 2006 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strange Range!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 3590

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