Definition of deflection in English:
1The action or process of deflecting or being deflected: the deflection of the light beam
More example sentences
- Six minutes after his arrival Cole got possession and fired a shot that took a deflection off the unlucky City defender Martin Taylor on its way to goal.
- Brighton won through a header by Adam Virgo that took a deflection off defender Clarke Carlisle past Neil Sullivan.
- The winners took the lead as early as the 7th minute with a powerful shot that took a deflection on its way to the net.
1.1The amount by which something is deflected: an 11-mile deflection of the river
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