Definition of Refrangibility

1. n. The quality of being refrangible.



Definition of Refrangibility

1. Noun. The quality of being refrangible. ¹

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Definition of Refrangibility

1. frangibility [n -TIES] - See also: frangibility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Refrangibility

refrainers
refrainest
refraineth
refraining
refrainment
refrainments
refrains
reframe
reframed
reframer
reframers
reframes
reframing
reframings
refrangibilities
refrangibility (current term)
refrangible
refrangibleness
refreeze
refreezes
refreezing
refrein
refreins
refrenation
refrenations
refresh
refreshable
refreshaholic
refreshed
refreshen

Literary usage of Refrangibility

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1. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1832)
"The inferences deduced from these results are, that the range of refrangibility of radiant heat, or colorific rays, when dispersed by a prism, begins at the ..."

2. Philosophical Magazine (1830)
"An Attempt to explain theoretically the different refrangibility of the Rays of Light, according to the Hypothesis of Undulations. By the Rev. ..."

3. Mathematical and Physical Papers by Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Baron John William Strutt Rayleigh (1901)
"The capital fact now brought to light was that the colours in question were due to rays incident upon the body which were of a different refrangibility from ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1865)
"For experience shows that the refrangibility of the light emitted at any part of the incident spectrum, by the solution of a pure substance, extends nearly ..."

5. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Illustrated with Copper Plates by William Nicholson (1805)
"OF THE VARIOUS refrangibility OF THE RAYS OF LIGHT. c LIGHTS which differ in colour differ alib in refrangibility, and the contrary. H Let AB (fig. ..."

6. A Compendious System of Natural Philosophy: With Notes, Containing the by John Rowning (1758)
"Of the different refrangibility in the Rays of Light; of the Colours the ... both to j'uffer a different Degree of refrangibility in ..."

7. The Works of M. de Voltaire. by Voltaire (1763)
"... produces reflection and refrangibility. ... THAT METEOR is A NECESSARY EFFECT OF THE LAW OF refrangibility. ..."

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