deflect

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To deviate from original path
To make (something) deviate from original path
to cause to turn aside or downward
draw someone's attention away from something; "The thief distracted the bystanders"; "He deflected his competitors"
{v} to turn aside or away, to deviate
To deflect someone from a course of action means to make them decide not to continue with it by putting pressure on them or by offering them something desirable. The war did not deflect him from the path he had long ago taken Never let a little problem deflect you
If you deflect something such as criticism or attention, you act in a way that prevents it from being directed towards you or affecting you. Cage changed his name to deflect accusations of nepotism It's a maneuver to deflect the attention of the people from what is really happening
impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball); "block an attack"
turn aside
turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest
If you deflect something that is moving, you make it go in a slightly different direction, for example by hitting or blocking it. My forearm deflected most of the first punch
To bend or deform under weight
Bend or twist under load
{f} turn from a straight course, deviate, swerve
To compress, usually by a specified amount or percentage
To make (sth) deviate from original path
To turn aside; to deviate from a right or a horizontal line, or from a proper position, course or direction; to swerve
prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
To cause to turn aside; to bend; as, rays of light are often deflected
bend
deflected
Simple past tense and past participle of deflect
deflector
Something which deflects something else, especially a stream of fluid or particles

The deflector assembly contains a plurality of vanes which change the direction of the solar energy to the vertical, while constantly keeping the same side of the deflector facing the sun.

deflects
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of deflect
deflectable
Capable of being deflected
deflectable
{s} able to be deflected, able to be turned aside
deflected
Turned aside; deviating from a direct line or course
deflected
past of deflect
deflected
Bent downward; deflexed
deflected
{s} bent downward; turned from a fixed direction; deflexed
deflecting
present participle of deflect
deflector
That which deflects, as a diaphragm in a furnace, or a cone in a lamp (to deflect and mingle air and gases and help combustion)
deflector
A plate, baffle, or the like that diverts something in its movement or flow; as: (a) a plate that projects into the airstream on the underside of an airfoil to divert the airflow, as into a slot-sometimes distinguished from a spoiler; (b) a conelike device placed or fastened beneath a rocket launched from the vertical position, to deflect the exhaust gases to the sides; (c) any of several different devices used on jet engines to reverse or divert the exhaust gases; (d) a baffle or the like to deflect and mingle fluids prior to combustion, as in certain jet engines
deflector
{i} device which deflects or turns aside (gas, air, water, etc.)
deflector
a device intended to turn aside the flow of something (water or air or smoke etc)
deflector
During your opponent's next turn, whenever this Pokémon takes damage, divide that damage in half (rounded down to the nearest 10) (Any other effects still happen ) Pokémon with this attack: Chikorita L12, Erika's Exeggcute L15
deflector
A device placed inside a tank to change the flow direction during loading or unloading
deflector
a large stone placed within the mass of early concrete fortifications and intended to deflect a projectile that might strike it, thereby protecting interior spaces
deflector
A means for directing the flow of the gas discharge from the vent of the arrester
deflector
A board or plate at an angle across the path of a belt traveling over a flat surface to transfer material off the belt
deflector
something that causes an object to swerve or turn aside
deflectors
plural of deflector
deflects
third-person singular of deflect
deflect
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