Definitions For Deflection


  • A turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
  • The property of being bent or deflected
  • The movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position
  • The amount by which a propagating wave is bent
  • A twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
  • The act of changing or causing something to change direction

Is Deflection a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Deflection is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Deflection in a Sentence

  • Measuring the angle of deflection
  • He scored with a deflection off another player's stick.

Synonyms for Deflection

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