# Definition of diffraction

## "diffraction" in the noun sense

### 1. diffraction

when light passes sharp edges or goes through narrow slits the rays are deflected and produce fringes of light and dark bands

Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)

WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.

# diffraction in Scrabble®

The word diffraction is playable in Scrabble®, no blanks required. Because it is longer than 7 letters, you would have to play off an existing word or do it in several moves.

DIFFRACTION
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## Seven Letter Word Alert: (12 words)

affront, carotid, conidia, crinoid, diction, faction, fiction, frantic, indraft, infarct, traffic, triadic

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# diffraction in Words With Friends™

The word diffraction is playable in Words With Friends™, no blanks required. Because it is longer than 7 letters, you would have to play off an existing word or do it in several moves.

DIFFRACTION
(288)
DIFFRACTION
(288)

## Seven Letter Word Alert: (12 words)

affront, carotid, conidia, crinoid, diction, faction, fiction, frantic, indraft, infarct, traffic, triadic

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DIFFRACTION
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DIFFRACTION
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TRAFFIC
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TRAFFIC
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CAROTID
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COFFIN
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DIFFRACTION
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FACTION
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CAROTID
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DIFFRACTION
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COFFIN
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COFFIN
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AFFRONT
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# Word Growth involving diffraction

## Shorter words in diffraction

act diffract

if diffract

act action fraction

on ion action fraction

diffractions