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  Words related to deflection

Related / Similar Words: diversion, deviation, digression, deflexion, divagation, bending, refraction, warp

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • the property of being bent or deflected;
  • the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position;
  • the amount by which a propagating wave is bent;
  • a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting;

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    Hyponyms: red herring, windage, wind deflection, refractivity, refractiveness

     

    Derivational Morphology: digress, stray, divagate, wander, deflect, bend, turn away, deviate, divert, falsify, distort, garble, warp

     

     
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