### deviation

departure of the wellbore from the vertical, measured by the horizontal distance from the rotary table to the target. The amount of deviation is a function of the drift angle and hole depth. The term is sometimes used to indicate the angle from which a bit has deviated from the vertical during drilling. See drift angle.

### Deviation

The difference between anticipated (planned) and actual results (see standard deviation).

### Deviation

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### Deviation

[law] The doctrine of deviation is a particular aspect of contracts of carriage of goods by sea. A deviation is a departure from the `agreed route` or the `usual route`, and it can amount to a serious a breach of contract The consequences of unjustified deviation are very grave for the carrier, who is thereby prevented from relying upon any...
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### Deviation

A difference between an individual record and the average for that trait for that contemporary group. These differences sum to zero when the correct average is used. A ratio deviation is the ratio less the average ratio or 100.
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### deviation

[n] - a variation that deviates from the standard or norm 2. [n] - the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function 3. [n] - the error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances 4. [n] - deviate behavior
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### Deviation

The difference between the value of the controlled variable and the value at which it is being controlled.
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### Deviation

De`vi·a'tion noun [ Late Latin deviatio : confer French déviation .] 1. The act of deviating; a wandering from the way; variation from the common way, from an established rule, etc.; departure, as from the right course or the path of duty. 2. The state or result of havin...
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### deviation

1. The act of deviating; a wandering from the way; variation from the common way, from an established rule, etc.; departure, as from the right course or the path of duty. ... 2. The state or result of having deviated; a transgression; an act of sin; an error; an offense. ... 2. The voluntary and unnecessary departure of a ship from, or delay in, th...
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### deviation

divergence noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; `the deviation from the mean`
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### deviation

deflection noun a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); `a diversion from the main highway`; `a digression into irrelevant details`; `a deflection from his goal`
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### deviation

(de″ve-a´shәn) a turning away from the regular standard or course. in ophthalmology, strabismus. in statistics, the difference between a sample value and the mean.
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### Deviation

• (n.) The voluntary and unnecessary departure of a ship from, or delay in, the regular and usual course of the specific voyage insured, thus releasing the underwriters from their responsibility. • (n.) The state or result of having deviated; a transgression; an act of sin; an error; an offense. • (n.) The act of deviating; a wanderi...
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### Deviation

See standard deviation.
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### deviation

Departure from prescribed internal control. Often expressed as a rate at which the departure occurs.
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### Deviation

(F ecart) Divergence of the value of a quantity from a standard or reference value (BS 5233). Used generally to indicate a divergence from what was originally intended.
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### deviation

See incident....
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### deviation

difference between the indication of a measuring instrument undergoing verification of calibration and the indication of the reference measuring instrument, under equivalent operating conditions
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### deviation

difference between the actual value and the desired value of a variable (quantity) at a given instant
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### Deviation

A voluntary departure, without necessity, or any reasonable cause, from the regular and usual course of the voyage insured.
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### deviation

Type: Term Pronunciation: dē′vē-ā′shŭn Definitions: 1. A turning away or aside from the normal point or course. 2. An abnormality. 3. In psychiatry and the behavioral sciences, a departure from an accepted norm, role, or rule. 4. A statistical measure representing the difference between an individual value in a set o...
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### DEVIATION

Vessel departure from specified voyage course
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### DEVIATION

A vessel's going to some other point or taking some course other than that described in the Bill of Lading.
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### deviation

Compass errors due to magnetic anomalies within the boat.
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### Deviation

Disturbing effect of boat's magnetic field upon its compass.
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