refracted light


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re·fract·ed light

bent rays of light changed in passage from one transparent medium to another of unequal density.
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refracted light

Light rays bent from their original course.
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The glass will create transparency using refracted light and the plastic will demonstrate similar qualities.
Miko and Thayer play with additive and subtractive color, projected and refracted light, and the speed at which these painting-video hybrids are experienced to engage painting outside of the picture plane.
Michael Conry, prosecuting, said crew in the helicopter became aware of a green refracted light being beamed into the cockpit at 1.
The light source is slightly tilted to illuminate the fabric surface tangentially, so that the camera does not register the shadows of the protruding fibers, but only the refracted light.
There is also material on ambient and refracted light and principles of color.
The moon's light refracted by the earth's shadow and shining through the particulate matter of the atmosphere causes the effect, much the same as the refracted light of a setting sun shining through the same stuff gives us the red sky sunsets we all love.
The lyrical style and moody tone of this chamber piece calls for directorial restraint and Pepe obliges with a surreal production style that is all refracted light and shifting shadows.
The whiff of New Age spirituality about some of the titles here (Phenomena Solstice Encounter, 2003; Phenomena Solar Way Journey, 2004) will put some viewers off, but Jenkins has a right to it, as the effects he seeks in his paintings are none other than the ones that mystical poets have sought for centuries: "Shattered and refracted light, indefinite depths, weightlessness .
For his own home on south Siesta Key, Woodmansee created transoms with delicate purple irises in beveled glass that throws refracted light across the water-facing master bedroom.