diffraction

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈfɹækʃən/

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

diffraction (countable and uncountable, plural diffractions)

  1. (quantum mechanics) The breaking up of an electromagnetic wave as it passes a geometric structure (e.g. a slit), followed by reconstruction of the wave by interference.

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Noun[edit]

diffraction f (plural diffractions)

  1. diffraction

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