REFRACTION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of refraction
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
When you look at a stick inserted in water, it looks bent because of the refraction of the light by the water.
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