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Deflection

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Definition

noun, plural: deflections

(1) (physics) The bending of light ray as it crosses two media of differing refractive indexes.

(2) The bending or turning aside.

3) The deviation from the normal course; inflection.

(4) A measure of the deviation from the normal course.


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Related form(s): deflect (verb), deflective (deflective)

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