deflection

a change in the angle of a wellbore. In directional drilling, it is measured in degrees from the vertical

deflection

Type: Term Pronunciation: dĕ-flek′shŭn Definitions: 1. A moving to one side. 2. In the electrocardiogram, a deviation of the curve from the isoelectric base line; any wave or complex of the electrocardiogram.
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deflection

[n] - a twist or aberration 2. [n] - the amount by which a propagating wave is bent 3. [n] - the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position 4. [n] - the property of being bent or deflected
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Deflection

The movement of a structure or structural part as a result of stress.
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Deflection

The change of length along the primary axis of the load cell involving no-load and rated-load conditions.
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Deflection

The change in length along the primary axis or distance a diaphragm moves at the center between no-load and rated load conditions.
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Deflection

The amount of bending movement of any part of a structural member perpendicular to the axis of the member under an applied load.
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Deflection

De·flec'tion noun [ Latin deflexio , from deflectere : confer French déflexion .] 1. The act of turning aside, or state of being turned aside; a turning from a right line or proper course; a bending, esp. downward; deviation. « The other leads to the same point, thr...
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deflection

1. The act of turning aside, or state of being turned aside; a turning from a right line or proper course; a bending, especially. Downward; deviation. 'The other leads to the same point, through certain deflections.' (Lowth) ... 2. The deviation of a shot or ball from its true course. ... 3. <optics> A deviation of the rays of light toward th...
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deflection

deflexion noun the property of being bent or deflected
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deflection

deflexion noun the amount by which a propagating wave is bent
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deflection

warp noun a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
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deflection

(de-flek´shәn) a turning aside. In the electrocardiogram, a deviation of the curve from the isoelectric baseline; that is, any wave or complex. H deflection , His bundle deflection the segment on an electrocardiogram that represents activation of the bundle of His. ...
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Deflection

• (n.) The deviation of a shot or ball from its true course. • (n.) The bending which a beam or girder undergoes from its own weight or by reason of a load. • (n.) The act of turning aside, or state of being turned aside; a turning from a right line or proper course; a bending, esp. downward; deviation. • (n.) A deviation of the...
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deflection

deflection, deflexion, deflections 1. A change of course that results from hitting someone or something. 2. The amount or distance by which something is deflected. 3. The act of directing people's attention or criticism away from something. 4. A definite movement of the indicator on a measuring instrument. 5. Engineering the movement of a struc...
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Deflection

See trade deflection.
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Deflection

[chess] Deflection in chess is a tactic that forces an opposing piece to leave the square, rank or file it occupies, thus exposing the king or a valuable piece. It is typically used in the context of a combination or attack, where the deflected piece is critical to the defence. Deflection may be used as a gambit to cause an opponent`s piece...
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Deflection

[ballistics] Deflection is a technique used for effectively propelling a projectile at a moving target, also known as `leading the target`, i.e. shooting ahead of a moving target so that the target and projectile will collide. This technique is only necessary when the target will have moved a sufficient distance to fully displace its positi...
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Deflection

[physics] In physics deflection is the event where an object collides and bounces against a plane surface. Magnetic deflection refers to Lorentz forces acting upon a charged particle moving in a magnetic field. An object`s deflective efficiency can never equal or surpass 100%. For example, a mirror will never reflect exactly the same amount...
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DEFLECTION

The amount of bending movement of any part of a structural member perpendicular to the axis of the member under an applied load.
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deflection

causing any pass or shot to stray from its intended course; a shot or pass that hits some object such as a stick or skate and goes into the net for a score or when a goalie hits the puck away.
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Deflection

the ricochet of a ball after it hits a player.
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Deflection

The displacement of a structural member or system under load.
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Deflection

Movement or displacement of the shaft in a radial direction.
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deflection

variation of the direction of a beam by an electric or magnetic field
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