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Definition of Refracted

  • Bent backward angularly, as if half-broken; as, a refracted stem or leaf.
  • Turned from a direct course by refraction; as, refracted rays of light.

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The sunbeam which proceeds for 90 millions of miles in a straight line, is refracted or bent as soon as it strikes our dense atmosphere, and according to the angle of its refraction, it _appears_ to have one color or another.
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The straightest stick appears crooked when partly immersed in water, and the truths which are so self-evident in the Higher worlds are likewise obscured, refracted or twisted out of all semblance under the illusory conditions of this material world.
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But He appears three-fold in manifestation, as the white light is refracted in three primary colors: Blue, Yellow and Red.
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Such cases in the Old Testament as the evil spirit in Saul, which we now see to have been simply melancholy-and, in the New Testament, the various accounts of the casting out of devils, through which is refracted the beautiful and simple story of that power by which Jesus of Nazareth soothed perturbed minds by his presence or quelled outbursts of madness by his words, give examples of this.
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The eternal Being, of Parmenides, one and indivisible, has been diffused, divided, resolved, refracted, differentiated, into the eternal Ideas, a multiple, numerous, stellar world, so to call it-abstract light into stars: Justice, Temperance as it is, Bravery as it is.
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A wild appeal burned in her eyes and was refracted oddly through her near-sighted spectacles.
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The winter sunrise was painting the east; and as the window was to the back of the house, it shone into the room with many strange colours of refracted light.
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A little warmth came into them and into his cheeks, refracted from her bloom.
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Canto XIX Appeared before me with its wings outspread The beautiful image that in sweet fruition Made jubilant the interwoven souls; Appeared a little ruby each, wherein Ray of the sun was burning so enkindled That each into mine eyes refracted it.
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Of the three objects of the latter, "nature strikes the mind with a direct ray, God with a refracted ray, and man himself with a reflected ray.
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The words flashed a refracted light far down into the causes of her own uncertainty.
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Having thus divided, as it were, light into its elements, and carried the sagacity of his discoveries so far as to prove the method of distinguishing compound colours from such as are primitive, he shows that these elementary rays, separated by the prism, are ranged in their order for no other reason but because they are refracted in that very order; and it is this property (unknown till he discovered it) of breaking or splitting in this proportion; it is this unequal refraction of rays, this power of refracting the red less than the orange colour, &c., which he calls the different refrangibility.
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When a heart is diverted from its one central purpose, when a life is split up in a hundred different directions and into a hundred different emotions, it is like a beam of light passed through some broken surface where it is all refracted and shivered into fragments; there is no clear vision, there is no perfect light.
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A magnetic result of such glaring was, that the person glared at could not by any means successfully pretend to be ignorant of the fact: so that a bystander, without beholding Mrs Wilfer at all, must have known at whom she was glaring, by seeing her refracted from the countenance of the beglared one.
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A globe refracts the light that reaches it from all directions, and if it is placed as the lens is in the detectascope so that one half of it catches the light, all this light will be refracted through it.
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Lovelace, the minion<109.5> of the Thespian dames, Apollo's darling, born with Enthean flames, Which in his numbers wave and shine so clear, As sparks refracted from<109.6> rich gemmes appear; Such flames that may inspire, and atoms cast, To make new poets not like him in hast.<109.7> Jam.
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Now wilt thou say, that there of murkier hue Than in the other part the ray is shown, By being thence refracted farther back.
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Even those rays which come down to us from the great source of light, pure as they are in themselves, no sooner enter that gross and dark atmosphere in which we dwell than the they are so much refracted, discoloured, and obscured, that they too often lead us astray.
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The distant cliff seemed to shift and quiver, and at the touch of the dawn a reek of gray vapour poured upward from the crater floor, whirls and puffs and drifting wraiths of gray, thicker and broader and denser, until at last the whole westward plain was steaming like a wet handkerchief held before the fire, and the westward cliffs were no more than refracted glare beyond.
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As he stepped forward he was refracted grotesquely by the edge of the glass.
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Examples of Refracted

Example #1
We are incapable of cognizing truth in the abstract while we live in the phenomenal world, for the inherent nature of matter is illusion and delusion, and we are constantly making allowances and corrections whether we are conscious of the fact or not.
Example #2
The straightest stick appears crooked when partly immersed in water, and the truths which are so self-evident in the Higher worlds are likewise obscured, refracted or twisted out of all semblance under the illusory conditions of this material world.
Example #3
The sunbeam which proceeds for 90 millions of miles in a straight line, is refracted or bent as soon as it strikes our dense atmosphere, and according to the angle of its refraction, it _appears_ to have one color or another.
Example #4
The truth shall set you free,” said Christ, and the more we turn our aspirations from material acquisitiveness and seek to lay up treasure above, the more we aim to rise, the oftener we “get in the spirit,” the more readily we “shall know truth” and reach liberation from the fetter of flesh which binds us to a limited environment, and attain to a sphere of greater usefulness.
Example #5
Wherever we see these colors they are emblematical of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
Example #6
Truly, God is ONE and undivided, He enfolds within His Being all that is, as the white light embraces all colors.