Meaning of DEVIATION in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌdi:vɪˈeɪʃən ]

n. 1 a deviating, digressing. b an instance of this. 2 Polit. a departure from accepted (esp. Communist) party doctrine. 3 Statistics the amount by which a single measurement differs from the mean. 4 Naut. the deflection of a ship's compass-needle caused by iron in the ship etc. østandard deviation Statistics a quantity calculated to indicate the extent of deviation for a group as a whole. øødeviational adj. deviationism n. deviationist n. [F d÷viation f. med.L deviatio -onis (as DEVIATE)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.