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
United doubled their lead rather fortuitously when Juan Mata laid off Lingard, whose strike took a heavy deflection off Ahmed Hegazi to completely wrong-foot Ben Foster.
Kwiatkoski had two pass deflections and three tackles and Trevathan paced the defense with 10 tackles.
Sorrentino did even better eight minutes from time as Schick's effort took a huge deflection and the goalkeeper was already falling the other way, but stuck out his trailing foot to prevent a late winner.
Frazier and Beckner were so disruptive that each had a pass deflection that nearly turned into a pick-six touchdown at different points in the game.
Lewis, a rookie, had three pass deflections in an otherwise excellent game.
Read this: In loss, Louisville football has Lamar Jackson and not enough help But the crushing blow was an interception late in the fourth quarter, when Jackson threw into coverage for a deflection and then a pick-six.
When Emmanuel Boateng took a head deflection from Gyasi Zardes and drilled it past goalie Zac MacMath five minutes later, the Galaxy were suddenly awash in goals.
His latest, coming off a deflection, involved a little more luck.
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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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