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deflection

de·flec·tion

deflection

 
pronunciation:
dih flek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or fact of being deflected.
similar words:
diversion, glance
definition 2: the amount or angle by which something is deflected.
definition 3: in physics, the movement away from zero of the indicator of a measuring instrument.
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