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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Refracting \Re*fract"ing\, a. Serving or tending to refract; as, a refracting medium. [1913 Webster] Refracting angle of a prism (Opt.), the angle of a triangular prism included between the two sides through which the refracted beam passes in the decomposition of light. Refracting telescope. (Opt.) See under Telescope. [1913 Webster]