refractionist

refractionist
\\rə̇ˈfraksh(ə)nə̇st, rēˈf-\ noun (-s)
: one skilled in the practical application of the laws of refraction especially to the determination of errors of refraction in the eye

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  • refractionist — A person trained to measure the refraction of the eye and to determine the proper corrective lenses. * * * re·frac·tion·ist shə nəst n a person (as an optometrist) skilled in the practical application of the laws of refraction esp. to the… …   Medical dictionary

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  • réfraction — [ refraksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1270; lat. refractio, de refringere « briser » ♦ Phys. Déviation d un rayon lumineux ou d une onde électromagnétique, qui franchit la surface de séparation de deux milieux, dans lesquels les vitesses de propagation sont… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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