Meaning of DEFLECTION in English

DEFLECTION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

take

Luton took an early lead with a goal from David Preece, which took a deflection as it sailed into the net.

Again, the ball took a deflection as it flew in past Paul Reece.

It took a wicked deflection but goalkeeper Thomson brought off a superb save.

Nicky Summerbee claimed goal number 3, although it took a couple of deflections on the way win.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Detectors at different angles of deflection then receive particles of different mass.

Gentle probing brought deflection , anything stronger and the barriers came down.

I gave him a full deflection burst for good measure and then my ammunition ran out.

It uses a line electron source and so needs only one deflection component.

The purpose of this is to provide a more effective deflection .

These do not function as deflection devices but as startle displays.

When comparison was made with night photographs of the same star field the predicted general relativistic deflection was confirmed.

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