Translation of refract in Spanish:
- (often passive)Example sentences
- A light ray is refracted when it passes from one medium to another at an angle and its speed changes.
- The hotter, denser air refracts the light coming from the horizon and the viewer sees an image of the sky near the horizon.
- When the temperature difference is large enough, the warmer air refracts the light and amazing images can be seen.
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