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deflected

[dih-flek-tid] /dɪˈflɛk tɪd/
adjective, Biology.
1.
curved or bent downward.
2.
Origin of deflected
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; deflect + -ed2
Related forms
nondeflected, adjective
undeflected, adjective
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  • How admirable is his undeflected belief in and affection for the Master!

    Essays in Little Andrew Lang
  • This is undeflected; but all the others are bent towards it, as they pass through the thinner parts of the lens.

    How it Works Archibald Williams
  • For the course of nature, undisturbed and undeflected, is always towards the greatest health.

  • It was like the foot of an aborigine; undeformed, undeflected from nature's lines by fashionable footgear.

    Desert Conquest

    A. M. Chisholm

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