Deflection stands for:

  • Deviation (navigation), the deflection of a magnetic compass
  • Distraction, change in the propagation direction of a light beam or the direction of movement of an object, see deflection angle; Technical term of classical physics
  • Diffraction (physics), the deflection of waves at an obstacle
  • Deflection, the direction of change of electrically charged particles, see deflection; physical- technical term
  • Impaired concentration, the distraction of attention during activities; medical, educational, psychotherapeutic and psychiatric technical term
  • Enticing, the distraction of predators from the nest and the breeding of birds; Ornithological term
  • Deflection ( chess), tactical motif in chess

See also:

  • Disambiguation