Examples of deflection in a Sentence
measuring the angle of deflection
He scored with a deflection off another player's stick.
Recent Examples of deflection from the Web
Some of this equivocation and deflection of blame can be ascribed to distrust of Morocco’s justice system.
His season best of 14 deflections came against Mississippi State (Dec. 12).
Louisville created turnovers by getting deflections and jumping into passing lanes, and the Cards bottled up the defensive glass a bit better after a horrid first 20 minutes.
After Giroux’s goal, Patrick (deflection) and Manning added tallies.
His team can’t shoot (last in Big East play in 3-point accuracy) or defend (last in opponent’s 3-point accuracy) or rebound (last) or hand out assists (last), but Mullin’s program might just lead the country in deflections.
Messi scored in the 25th minute, his shot beating goalkeeper Pau Lopez with the help of a sizeable deflection off Brazilian defender Naldo.
Not much gets past him, and his two deflections keyed a decisive 12-0 run in a span of three minutes covering the first and second quarters.
It's been one week since the Parkland school shooting, and Fox News has succesfully broadcast just about every deflection from the depths of political punditry.
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First Known Use of deflection
DEFLECTION Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of deflection
deflectplay \di-ˈflekt\ verb
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