1. diffraction

noun. ['dɪˈfrækʃən'] when light passes sharp edges or goes through narrow slits the rays are deflected and produce fringes of light and dark bands.


  • X-ray diffraction

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Rhymes with Diffraction

  • dissatisfaction
  • satisfaction
  • liquefaction
  • transaction
  • subtraction
  • extraction
  • distraction
  • contraction
  • abstraction
  • retraction
  • infraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • attraction
  • traction
  • reaction
  • inaction
  • faction

How do you pronounce diffraction?

Pronounce diffraction as dɪˈfrækʃən.

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Sentences with diffraction

1. Noun, singular or mass
Aim the light so that it passes through a diffraction grating and onto a flat screen.