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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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