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intr. & tr.v. de·flect·ed, de·flect·ing, de·flects
To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.

[Latin dēflectere : dē-, de- + flectere, to bend.]

de·flect′a·ble adj.
de·flec′tive adj.
de·flec′tor n.
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Noun1.deflector - a device intended to turn aside the flow of something (water or air or smoke etc)
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"


[dɪˈflektəʳ] Ndeflector m


nDeflektor m, → Ablenkvorrichtung f
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