refrangible

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refrangible

 [re-fran´jĭ-b'l]
susceptible of being refracted.

re·frac·ta·ble

(rē-frak'tă-bĕl),
Subject to refraction.
Synonym(s): refrangible

refrangible

(rē-frăn′jĭ-bl) [L. re, again, + ME. frangible, breakable]
Capable of being refracted.
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We have reason to think that as the temperature rises, the spectrum of a black substance is extended in the direction of greatest refrangibility, so as to embrace more and more of the violet and photographic rays" [49; p.231].
Investigation of the powers of the prismatic colors to heat and illuminate objects; with remarks, that prove the different refrangibility of radiant heat.