Origin of deflection
Examples from the Web for deflection
The larger problem though is the deflection of the real story in STDs.
The alternative to sober, constructive constitutional action is denial, deflection, and death.Lone Star College Shooting Proves Handguns on Campus Is a Bad Idea|John Avlon|January 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Over the past couple of years, as the new reality has settled in, there was a great deal of denial and deflection.
(B) Get the deflection with the current passing through 180 cm.The Study of Elementary Electricity and Magnetism by Experiment|Thomas M. St. John
The special deflectometer shown in Fig. 31 allows closer reading, as it magnifies the deflection ten times.The Mechanical Properties of Wood|Samuel J. Record
With regard to deflection of branches of trees they say nothing and adhere to their opinion.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
The deflection he made took him out of sight of the soldiers, but their continued yells indicated a hot and determined pursuit.A Prince of Anahuac|James A. Porter
Mr. Redfield seems to think there may be a tendency to deflection when they “over-slide” each other.The Philosophy of the Weather|Thomas Belden Butler
British Dictionary definitions for deflection
Word Origin and History for deflection
also (and with more etymological propriety) deflexion, c.1600, from Latin deflexionem, noun of action from past participle stem of deflectere (see deflect). Both forms were present 17c., but the spelling with -c- has come to predominate.