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  • impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball); "block an attack"
  • draw someone''s attention away from something; "The thief distracted the bystanders"; "He deflected his competitors"
  • turn aside
  • turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest
  • prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let''s avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

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  • Deflection: abstract strategy board game using lasers All pages beginning with "Deflection" All pages with titles containing Deflection Deflector (disambiguation)
  • Smoke deflectors: Smoke deflectors, sometimes called "blinkers" in the UK because of their strong resemblance to the blinkers used on horses, and "elephant ears" in US railway
  • Deflector: Deflector may refer to: Jet blast deflector Wind deflector Fire screen Deflector shield, in Star Trek Drop Pipe Deflector All pages beginning with "Deflector"
  • Acousto-optic deflector: An acousto-optic deflector (AOD) spatially controls the optical beam. In the operation of an acousto-optic deflector the power driving the acoustic transducer
  • Jet blast deflector: A jet blast deflector (JBD) or blast fence is a safety device that redirects the high energy exhaust from a jet engine to prevent damage and injury. The
  • Deflected slipstream: Deflected slipstream is an approach to creating an aircraft that can take off and land vertically (VTOL), or at least with a very short runway (STOL)
  • Pass deflected: confused with Blocking (American football). In American football, a pass deflected, also known as a pass deflection, a pass defended, a pass defensed, a
  • Window deflector: A window deflector is mounted above the doors of some automobiles, to protect the inside of the car from rain or other precipitation in case of slightly
  • Deflected Jets: Deflected Jets is a public artwork by American artist Guido Peter Brink located on the Fire Engine Company #29 grounds, which is at 3529 South 84th Street

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