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1. diffract

verb. ['dɪˈfrækt'] undergo diffraction.

Synonyms

  • separate
  • split

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle
  • end

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Words that Rhyme with Diffract

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  • subtract
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  • reenact
  • medfact
  • detract
  • compact
  • unpacked
  • repacked
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  • interact
  • intact
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  • whacked
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  • stacked
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Example sentences of the word diffract


1. Verb, base form
In 1923 American physicist William Duane explained how X-rays would diffract in crystals through these particle-like behaviors.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Ocean waves also diffract around features like jetties, or the corners of coves.

3. Noun, singular or mass
These are called Airy beams, and they do not grow faint and diffract.

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