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 n.  turning or bending of any wave, such as light or sound wave, when it passes from one medium into another of different optical density
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1  When you look at a stick inserted in water, it looks bent because of the refraction of the light by the water.
2  The crystal can refract the rays of sunlight so they formed a beautiful pattern on the wall.
3  As we age the lenses of the eyes thicken, and thus refract light dif-ferently.