Deflection meaning

dĭ-flĕk'shən
The definition of a deflection is a turning aside or a bending, or a deviation from the normal position of something.

An example of a deflection is a needle's starting measuring point moving from 0 to 20 on a dial.

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The act of deflecting or the condition of being deflected.
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A shot or pass that is sent without stopping in a different direction by a second offensive player.
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Deviation or a specified amount of deviation.
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The deviation of an indicator of a measuring instrument from zero or from its normal position.
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The movement of a structure or structural part as a result of stress.
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The deviation from the zero mark of the needle or pointer of a measuring instrument.
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A deflecting or being deflected; a turning aside, bending, or deviation.
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The amount of this.
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The act of deflecting or something deflected.
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The deviation of a needle or other indicator from its previous position.
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