Antonyms

1. out-of-bounds

adjective. outside the foul lines.

Antonyms

  • free

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2. out-of-bounds

adjective. barred to a designated group.

Synonyms

  • off-limits

Antonyms

  • unclassified
  • unconfined

3. out-of-town

adjective. happening in or being of another town or city.

Antonyms

  • near

4. refraction

noun. the amount by which a propagating wave is bent.

Synonyms

  • bend
  • bending
  • deflection

Antonyms

  • unbend
  • straight line
  • stand still
  • extension

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • refract (English)

5. refraction

noun. the change in direction of a propagating wave (light or sound) when passing from one medium to another.

Synonyms

  • double refraction
  • birefringence

Antonyms

  • transparency

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • refract (English)

6. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number.

Synonyms

  • ordered series
  • margin of safety
  • safety margin
  • margin of error
  • graduated table
  • scale of measurement

Antonyms

  • nonpartisan
  • intense
  • immoderation
  • moderation

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

7. index

verb. ['ˈɪndɛks'] list in an index.

Synonyms

  • cross-index

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • angularity

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

8. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time.

Synonyms

  • short account
  • stock market index
  • index number
  • leading indicator
  • fact
  • body mass index
  • price index
  • BMI
  • stock index
  • business index
  • indicant
  • price level

Antonyms

  • ineffectiveness
  • unpersuasiveness
  • powerless
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

9. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself.

Synonyms

  • power
  • exponent
  • mathematical notation
  • degree
  • logarithm

Antonyms

  • inaptitude
  • inability
  • unable
  • incapacity

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

10. index

verb. ['ˈɪndɛks'] provide with an index.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • disorient
  • deregulate
  • sharpness

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

Example sentences of the word index-of-refraction


1. Noun Phrase
Oil has the same index of refraction as the glass, so the cone of light does not spread out too much.

2. Noun Phrase
The index of refraction shows how much light slows down when it goes into the glass.

3. Noun Phrase
You can use the index of refraction to determine how much the speed of light changes when passed into another medium.

4. Noun Phrase
Luster does not have anything to do with shape or size but is related to transparency, crystal habit, surface conditions and index of refraction.

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