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Deflection

De`flec´tion
n.1.The act of turning aside, or state of being turned aside; a turning from a right line or proper course; a bending, esp. downward; deviation.
2.(Gunnery) The deviation of a shot or ball from its true course.
3.(Opt.) A deviation of the rays of light toward the surface of an opaque body; inflection; diffraction.
4.(Engin.) The bending which a beam or girder undergoes from its own weight or by reason of a load.
Noun1.deflection - a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
Synonyms: warp
2.deflection - the amount by which a propagating wave is bent
3.deflection - the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position
Synonyms: deflexion
4.deflection - the property of being bent or deflected
Synonyms: bending, deflexion
5.deflection - a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal"
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