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diffractive

[dih-frak-tiv] /dɪˈfræk tɪv/
adjective
1.
causing or pertaining to diffraction.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; diffract + -ive
Related forms
diffractively, adverb
diffractiveness, noun
nondiffractive, adjective
nondiffractively, adverb
nondiffractiveness, noun
undiffractive, adjective
undiffractively, adverb
undiffractiveness, noun
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  • Development of diffractive membrane optics may facilitate low-cost geosynchronous imaging.

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