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diffract

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Optics
diffractdif‧fract /dɪˈfrækt/ verb [transitive] technical  HPOHPOto bend light or sound waves as they pass around something or through a holerefractdiffraction /dɪˈfrækʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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diffractAs a result they diffract X-rays diffusely.
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Verb table
diffract
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydiffract
he, she, itdiffracts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydiffracted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave diffracted
he, she, ithas diffracted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad diffracted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill diffract
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have diffracted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam diffracting
he, she, itis diffracting
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you, we, theyare diffracting
Past
I, he, she, itwas diffracting
you, we, theywere diffracting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been diffracting
he, she, ithas been diffracting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been diffracting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be diffracting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been diffracting
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