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1. deflection

noun. ['dɪˈflɛkʃən'] a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting.

Synonyms

  • aberration
  • deviance
  • warp
  • aberrance

Antonyms

  • be born
  • freeze
  • stay
  • gain

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2. deflection

noun. ['dɪˈflɛkʃən'] a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern).

Synonyms

  • red herring
  • deflexion
  • turning
  • divagation
  • turn
  • digression
  • diversion

Antonyms

  • relax
  • tense
  • boil
  • open

3. deflection

noun. ['dɪˈflɛkʃən'] the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • movement

Antonyms

  • get well
  • close
  • fall asleep

4. deflection

noun. ['dɪˈflɛkʃən'] the property of being bent or deflected.

Synonyms

  • windage
  • refractiveness
  • bending
  • refractivity
  • physical property
  • wind deflection

Antonyms

  • nitrify
  • die
  • demulsify
  • cool

5. deflection

noun. ['dɪˈflɛkʃən'] the amount by which a propagating wave is bent.

Synonyms

  • deflexion
  • bend
  • bending

Antonyms

  • fill
  • homogenise
  • reduce
  • engage

Example sentences of the word deflection


1. Noun, singular or mass
Determine the low end spot in the shed and estimate the amount of deflection.

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