REFRACT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of refract
Definition:
v. deflect sound or light from straight path ; alter by viewing through medium
Example:
The crystal can refract the rays of sunlight so they formed a beautiful pattern on the wall.
Sentence in Classic:
It outlined the facts with a cold precision unmodified by shade or colour, and refracted, as it were, from the blank walls of the surrounding limitations: she had opened windows from which no sky was ever visible.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context