What is deflection?

  • (noun): The movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position.
    Synonyms: deflexion
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on deflection:

Slope Deflection Method
... The slope deflection method is a structural analysis method for beams and frames introduced in 1915 by George A ... The slope deflection method was widely used for more than a decade until the moment distribution method was developed ...
Deflection (physics)
... In physics deflection is the event where an object collides and bounces against a plane surface ... Magnetic deflection refers to Lorentz forces acting upon a charged particle moving in a magnetic field ...
Deflection - Also See
... All pages beginning with "Deflection" All pages with titles containing "Deflection" Deflector (disambiguation) ...
Strong Focusing - Multipole Magnets
... and sextupole magnets, to focus the beam down, as magnets give a more powerful deflection effect than earlier electrostatic systems at high beam kinetic energies ... The multipole magnets refocus the beam after each deflection section, as deflection sections have a defocusing effect that can be countered with a convergent magnet 'l ... D focusses horizontally and defocusses vertically and O is a space or deflection magnet) ...
Mechanosensation - Hair Cells - Function
... This is known as a positive deflection ... A deflection in the opposite direction is termed negative deflection, and causes tip links to relax and the ion channels to close ... Perpendicular deflection is ineffective ...

More definitions of "deflection":

  • (noun): A twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting.
    Synonyms: warp