deflective

[ dih-flek-tiv ]
/ dɪˈflɛk tɪv /
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adjective

causing deflection.

Nearby words

  1. deflect,
  2. deflected,
  3. deflecting force,
  4. deflection,
  5. deflection yoke,
  6. deflexed,
  7. deflocculant,
  8. deflocculate,
  9. defloration,
  10. deflower

Origin of deflective

First recorded in 1805–15; deflect + -ive

Related formsnon·de·flec·tive, adjectiveun·de·flec·tive, adjective

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