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Refractory Definition

(adjective)

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not responding to treatment


Examples

a refractory case of acne

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(adjective)

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stubbornly resistant to authority or control


Examples

a refractory child

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(noun)

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lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace

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(adjective)

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temporarily unresponsive or not fully responsive to a process or stimulus


Examples

the refractory period of a muscle fiber