Meaning of DEVIATION in English

■ noun

1》 the action of deviating.

2》 Statistics the amount by which a single measurement differs from a fixed value such as the mean.

3》 the deflection of a compass needle caused by a local magnetic field, especially on a ship or aircraft.


~al adjective

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