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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Undergo a modification which light undergoes especially in passing by the edges of opaque bodies or through narrow openings.

Usage examples (32)
  • Personally the power I want is the ability to diffract!
  • Material particles have wave nature and can diffract around objects.
  • Light waves also diffract, though the effect is much smaller and difficult to detect.
  • I suppose if we could all diffract, our favorite walks might get surprisingly crowded! for more
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