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
James showed no ill-effects in his return from injury last season, leading FSU with 11 pass deflections, and finishing second on the team with 85 total tackles.
Years of deception and deflection will catch up with any company that profits from harming animals and attempts to pull the (cruelly produced) wool over its customers’ eyes.
The Thunder hustles like crazy to be league leaders in deflections, 50/50 balls, offensive rebounds and created turnovers.
Bonilla's initial shot was stopped before a deflection went in for an own goal that gave the Tigers a 3-0 lead.
Up went the frequency of deflections, charges, collisions.
Additionally, the Thunder lead the NBA in deflections per game, turnovers forced per possession and recoveries of loose balls per game.
Carter injected life into the Kings with an equally adept deflection on Derek Forbort's shot 28 seconds before the first intermission, as Coyotes defenseman Kevin Connauton tried to get him out of the slot.
There has to be the same effort as the FSU game in the ACC Tournament, with deflections and tap-outs, to avoid giving up second-chance points.
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DEFLECTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of deflection for English Language Learners
: the act of changing or causing something to change direction
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