Re*fract"ing, a.

Serving or tending to refract; as, a refracting medium.

Refracting angle of a prism Opt., the angle of a triangular prism included between the two sides through which the refracted beam passes in the decomposition of light. -- Refracting telescope. Opt. See under Telescope.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.