deflected

  • 1deflected — deflected; un·deflected; …

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  • 2Deflected — De*flect ed, a. 1. Turned aside; deviating from a direct line or course. [1913 Webster] 2. Bent downward; deflexed. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3Deflected — deflect de*flect (d[ e]*fl[e^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deflected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deflecting}.] [L. deflectere; de + flectere to bend or turn. See {Flexible}.] To cause to turn aside; to bend; as, rays of light are often deflected; to deflect …

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  • 4deflected — adjective : curved or turned downward a deflected septum see deflexed …

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  • 5deflected — adj. [L. de, away from; flectere, to bend] 1. Bent backward or to one side or downward. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Wings having the inner margins lapping and the outer margins declining toward the sides …

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  • 6deflected — /di flek tid/, adj. Biol. 1. curved or bent downward. 2. deflexed. [1820 30; DEFLECT + ED2] * * * …

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  • 7deflected — Bent or turned, usually abruptly [Butler, T.H.] …

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  • 8deflected — adj. bent downward; turned from a fixed direction; deflexed de·flect || dɪ flekt v. turn from a straight course, deviate, swerve …

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  • 9Deflected slipstream — is an approach to creating an aircraft that can take off and land vertically (VTOL), or at least with a very short runway (STOL). The basic principle is to deflect the slipstream from one or more propellers approximately 90 degrees, to create an… …

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  • 10Deflected Jets — Artist Guido Peter Brink Year 1988 (1988) Dimensions 350 cm × 89 cm × 89 cm (136 in × 35 in × 35 in) Locat …

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  • 11deflected lights — Motor vehicle headlights, the beams of which are deflected downward so as to avoid casting a glare into the eyes of an approaching driver. 8 Am J2d Auto § 707 …

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  • 12deflected front — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In some Decapoda, the broadly downturned front margin of the carapace …

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  • 13deflected front — Broadly downturned front margin of carapace in some decapods [McLaughlin, 1980] …

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  • 14deflected slipstream — Method of directing slip stream created by propellers or fans and blowing it over the entire wing to achieve a short takeoff and landing (STOL). Also called directed slipstream …

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  • 15Pass deflected — In American football a pass deflected, also known as a pass defended, a pass defensed, a pass knock down, or a pass break up, is an incomplete pass that is caused by a defensive player. This is done by slapping or blocking the ball, and is an… …

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  • 16listened carefully — deflected one s ear, turned one s ear, listened with great attention …

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  • 17atom — /at euhm/, n. 1. Physics. a. the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element, consisting of a nucleus containing combinations of neutrons and protons and one or more electrons bound to the nucleus by electrical… …

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  • 18Video camera tube — In older video cameras, before the mid to late 1980s, a video camera tube or pickup tube was used instead of a charge coupled device (CCD) for converting an optical image into an electrical signal. Several types were in use from the 1930s to the… …

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  • 19Introduction to general relativity — General relativity (GR) is a theory of gravitation that was developed by Albert Einstein between 1907 and 1915. According to general relativity, the observed gravitational attraction between masses results from the warping of space and time by… …

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  • 20geomagnetic field — Magnetic field associated with the Earth. It is essentially dipolar (i.e., it has two poles, the northern and southern magnetic poles) on the Earth s surface. Away from the surface, the field becomes distorted. Most geomagnetists explain the… …

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