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refraction

Term Source: JP 4-01.6 (Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore) ?

1.) The process by which the direction of a wave is changed when moving into shallow water at an angle to the bathymetric contours.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: logistics

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 4-01.6: Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore, updated November 2012

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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