- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||refracted, refracting, refracts
||to bend (rays or waves of light, heat, sound, or the like) in passing (them) obliquely from one medium into another which transmits them at a different speed.
The rays of light are refracted by the prism.
||refractive (adj.), refractivity (n.)
The word refract
contains the following part:
that means break