refract translation | English-French dictionary

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  [+light, ray, wave]  
→ As we age the lenses of the eyes thicken, and thus refract light differently.        
to be refracted      être réfracté (e)     
→ Light travels in straight lines through air but can be refracted by passing though a denser medium, for example glass.        
[light, ray, wave]  
se réfracter  
→ ... surfaces that cause the light to reflect and refract.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
refract v.

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"refract": examples and translations in context
Convex bottle and water to refract. Une bouteille convexe et de l'eau pour réfracter.
This structure helps to refract light, so that the eye can focus on target objects. Cette structure permet de réfracter la lumière, de sorte que l'œil peut se concentrer sur des objets cibles.
The glass will refract the laser beam. Bien sûr, le verre va réfracter le laser.
the domed lens being of a material able to refract reflected light la lentille bombée étant constituée d'un matériau pouvant réfracter un rayonnement lumineux réfléchi
There is no known or conjectural mirage mechanism that can refract ray paths laterally by 25º, even fleetingly, never mind for a long duration. Il n'y a pas de mécanismes de mirage connu ou conjectural qui puisse réfracter des trajectoires de rayons latéralement de 25º, même fugitivement, sans parler d'une durée longue.
The plurality of side sections enclose the lens and are adapted to reflect and refract incident rays of the received light. La pluralité des parties latérales contiennent la lentille et sont conçues pour réfléchir et réfracter les rayons incidents de lumière reçue.
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