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deflection

deflection - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deflection

Definition
(noun) a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
Synonyms : warp

Definition
(noun) the amount by which a propagating wave is bent
Synonyms : deflexion , refraction

Definition
(noun) the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position
Synonyms : deflexion

Definition
(noun) the property of being bent or deflected
Synonyms : bending , deflexion

Definition
(noun) a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
Example Sentence
  • a diversion from the main highway
  • a digression into irrelevant details
  • a deflection from his goal

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