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deflexion


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deflexion  \De*flex"ion\,  n. 
  See  {Deflection}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deflexion 
  n  1:  the  amount  by  which  a  propagating  wave  is  bent  [syn:  {deflection}, 
  {refraction}] 
  2:  the  movement  of  the  pointer  or  pen  of  a  measuring  instrument 
  from  its  zero  position  [syn:  {deflection}] 
  3:  the  property  of  being  bent  or  deflected  [syn:  {deflection}, 
  {bending}] 
  4:  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"  [syn:  {diversion}, 
  {deviation},  {digression},  {deflection}] 




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