Synonyms of deflection


1. deflection, warp, aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, deviance

usage: a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting

2. deflection, deflexion, refraction, bending, bend

usage: the amount by which a propagating wave is bent

3. deflection, deflexion, movement, motion

usage: the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position

4. deflection, deflexion, bending, physical property

usage: the property of being bent or deflected

5. diversion, deviation, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation, turn, turning

usage: a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal"

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Definition and meaning of deflection (Dictionary)