deflect

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • verb to move something away from a neutral or central position
  • verb to move a ray or moving object, gas or liquid away from its intended path

Aviation

  • verb to cause an object to move away from a neutral or central position

Computing

  • verb to change the direction of an object or beam

Electronics

  • To bend or shift from a straight or forward-moving course. Said, for instance, of a stream, beam, or flow.
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