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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deflect  \De*flect"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Deflected};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Deflecting}.]  [L.  deflectere  de-  +  flectere  to  bend 
  or  turn.  See  {Flexible}.] 
  To  cause  to  turn  aside;  to  bend;  as  rays  of  light  are  often 
  deflected. 
 
  Sitting  with  their  knees  deflected  under  them  --Lord 
  (1630). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deflected  \De*flect"ed\,  a. 
  1.  Turned  aside;  deviating  from  a  direct  line  or  course. 
 
  2.  Bent  downward;  deflexed. 




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