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refract
used in The Glass Castle

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Definition
To change the velocity of a beam of light (apparently bending it) or other wave-form as it passes (at an angle) from one medium into another.
  • I wondered if there was a big fire somewhere, but in the morning Lori told me that the orange glow came from the air pollution refracting the light off the streets and buildings.
    p. 246.9

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