Definition of Refractor. Meaning of Refractor. Synonyms of Refractor

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Definition of Refractor

Refractor
Refractor Re*fract"or (r?-fr?kt"?r), n. Anything that refracts; specifically: (Opt.) A refracting telescope, in which the image to be viewed is formed by the refraction of light in passing through a convex lens.

Meaning of Refractor from wikipedia

- A refracting telescope (also called a refractor) is a type of optical telescope that uses a lens as its objective to form an image (also referred to a...
- In optics, the refractive index (also known as refraction index or index of refraction) of a material is a dimensionless number that describes how fast...
- physics, refraction is the change in direction of a wave p****ing from one medium to another or from a gradual change in the medium. Refraction of light...
- Later releases have confirmation of a Refractor on the back of the card in the form of either an R or the word Refractor printed, usually, beside or beneath...
- York, in 1927, which sold the refractor until the late 1930s. A refined and improved version of the Genothalmic Refractor was manufactured in London starting...
- automated refractor is a computer-controlled machine used during an eye examination to provide an objective measurement of a person's refractive error and...
- Snell–Descartes law and the law of refraction) is a formula used to describe the relationship between the angles of incidence and refraction, when referring to light...
- 40-inch refractor (circa 1890s): Filar Micrometer Solar spectrograph Spectroheliograph Stellar spectrograph Photoheliograph The 40-inch refractor was modernized...
- Great refractor refers to a large telescope with a lens, usually the largest refractor at an observatory with an equatorial mount. The preeminence and...
- Molar refractivity, A {\displaystyle A} , is a measure of the total polarizability of a mole of a substance and is dependent on the temperature, the index...