from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To undergo or cause to undergo diffraction.
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- v. To cause diffraction
- v. To undergo diffraction
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To break or separate into parts; to deflect, or decompose by deflection, a� rays of light.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To break into parts; specifically, in optics, to break up, as a beam of light, by deflecting it from a right line; deflect.
- In lichenology, broken into distinct areoles separated by chinks.
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- v. undergo diffraction
Back-formation from diffraction.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)