English version

diffract in Optics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiffractdif‧fract /dɪˈfrækt/ verb [transitive] technical 🔊 🔊 HPOHPOto bend light or sound waves as they pass around something or through a holerefractdiffraction /dɪˈfrækʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
diffractAs a result they diffract X-rays diffusely.