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refractor

Translation of refractor in English:

sustantivo masculino

Example sentences
  • Los telescopios reflectores grandes son más fáciles de conseguir que los refractores grandes.
  • Este último instrumento constituye el refractor más grande que existe en el mundo.
  • Otro instrumento importante fue el gran refractor comprado simultáneamente con el círculo meridiano.

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