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Definitions of deflection:
  • noun:   the property of being bent or deflected
  • noun:   the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position
  • noun:   the amount by which a propagating wave is bent
  • noun:   a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
  • noun:   a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
    Example: "A deflection from his goal"

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