Deflect Meaning and Definition in Dictionary
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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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Deflect'
- 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
- 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)
- 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"
- 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
- 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
- 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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