Definitions of deflexion

n the property of being bent or deflected

bending, deflection
wind deflection, windage
the deflection of a projectile resulting from the effects of wind
refractiveness, refractivity
the physical property of a medium as determined by its index of refraction
Type of:
physical property
any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions

n a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)

deflection, deviation, digression, divagation, diversion
red herring
any diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue
Type of:
turn, turning
the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course

n the amount by which a propagating wave is bent

deflection, refraction
Type of:
bend, bending
movement that causes the formation of a curve

n the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position

Type of:
motion, movement
a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

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