Refractor Synonyms & Definitions

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• RefractorDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A refracting telescope, in which the image to be viewed is formed by the refraction of light in passing through a convex lens.
  2. (n.) Anything that refracts

• RefractoryDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A refractory person.
  2. (n.) OPottery) A piece of ware covered with a vaporable flux and placed in a kiln, to communicate a glaze to the other articles.
  3. (a.) Resisting ordinary treatment; difficult of fusion, reduction, or the like; -- said especially of metals and the like, which do not readily yield to heat, or to the hammer; as, a refractory ore.
  4. (a.) Obstinate in disobedience; contumacious; stubborn; unmanageable; as, a refractory child; a refractory beast.
  5. (n.) Refractoriness.

• RefractorilyDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (adv.) In a refractory manner; perversely; obstinately.