Meaning of deflection

Definition of deflection

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