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  • n  a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
  • n  the amount by which a propagating wave is bent
  • n  the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position
  • n  the property of being bent or deflected
  • n  a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
    a deflection from his goal

  • About deflection: "Best way to get a Jap fighter is to shoot him from a hundred feet, no deflection.
  • When the voltage on both sets of deflection plates is changed simultaneously, the electron beam scans the phosphor, sweeping across it and producing a TV picture.
  • The Apophis deflection, should it become necessary, must take place before the 2029 close approach.
News & Articles

  • Double deflection lifts Chicago to triple-OT win
    Andrew Shaw scored his fifth goal of the playoffs on a double deflection to give the Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over Boston in triple overtime on Wednesday.
    June 13, 2013 - KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
  • Andrew Shaw wins Game 1, drops F-bomb on NBC for Blackhawks (Video)
    Andrew Shaw’s deflection goal at 12:08 of triple overtime ended one of the longest games in Stanley Cup Final history, as the Chicago Blackhawks took Game 1 against the Boston Bruins, 4-3. He was exhausted and elated. And, well, he’s … Continue reading ?
    June 13, 2013 - Puck Daddy via Yahoo! Sports
  • Blackhawks 4, Bruins 3 (3 OT)
    CHICAGO -- A double deflection gave the Chicago Blackhawks a triple-overtime win in a thrilling, draining opening game of the Stanley Cup finals.
    June 13, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  • Dominik Hasek in Forbes
    We had a few power plays, a 5-on-3, and we couldn't score,Hasek said. "They pull the goalie and score on a deflection off my defenseman's stick. It was a lucky goal, but it still counts the same as the others."
  • Rafael Benitez in International Herald Tribune
    We are really disappointed, to play for a long time with 10 men and to concede like that from a deflection at the end, you have to be disappointed,Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez said. "The turning point of the game was the second yellow...
  • Mark Hughes in ESPN
    Tevez increased City's misery by extending the lead and Hughes said: "I am disappointed with the award of a free-kick for the first goal. I thought Stevie had won the ball." "The free-kick gets a little deflection off Nigel de Jong but it was...

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