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Synonyms for refraction

the change in direction of a propagating wave (light or sound) when passing from one medium to another

the amount by which a propagating wave is bent

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This is a lovely album that increases in apparent depth with repeated listenings.
The designers emphasized screen size and highlighted the frame, while minimizing the base and the television's apparent depth.
The depth of these bands needs to be subtracted from the apparent depth scale (on the right side of the plot) to arrive at a correct depth to the water table.
Sadly, despite his willingness to accept responsibility, he had no answers to the most pressing questions and no apparent depth in any of his explanations.
These two parameters estimate the apparent velocity at each location; the local apparent velocity then converts time windows into apparent depth.