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bi·re·frin·gent

(bī'rē-frin'-jent),
Refracting twice; splitting a ray of light in two.
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bi·re·frin·gent

(bī-rĕ-frin'jĕnt)
Refracting twice; splitting a ray of light in two.
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birefringence

(bī″rē-frĭn′jĕns)
The splitting of a ray of light in two.
birefringent (-jĕnt), adjective
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