Origin of deflection
Examples from the Web for deflexion
When conducting a deflexion experiment the deflecting magnet K is placed with its centre at 30 cm.
British Dictionary definitions for deflexion
Word Origin and History for deflexion
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.