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Likewise, seasoned interviewers will anticipate your curiosity and will have prepared some bland response, perhaps with a gentle deflection away from the question they can’t or don’t want to answer to the question they would prefer you had asked.
A HOSTILE JOB INTERVIEWER CAN TELL YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOWKARLA MILLERAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The deflection of the suspended magnet from geomagnetic north depends on both the intensity of Earth’s magnetic field and the pull of the second bar magnet.
A WWII SUBMARINE-HUNTING DEVICE HELPED PROVE THE THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICSCAROLYN GRAMLINGJULY 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
On its newest shoes, Giro now lists sole stiffness by Newtons of force per millimeter of deflection, which would offer an apples-to-apples comparison if other manufacturers followed suit.
HOW MUCH SHOULD YOU SPEND ON CYCLING SHOES?JOE LINDSEYMAY 21, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
It requires that the seats in your car be capable of withstanding a force applied forwards or backwards that’s equivalent to 20 times the weight of the seat itself, but allows for 40 degrees of seat deflection under that strain.
YOU NEED A BETTER DOG BARRIERWES SILERMAY 12, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
This is a deflection that occurs when objects not attached to the ground travel at high speeds or long distances relative to a rotating planet.
STAYING GROUNDED IN SPACE REQUIRES ARTIFICIAL GRAVITYBETHANY BROOKSHIREMAY 4, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In an instant, with a stickless Pittsburgh Penguin attempting to defend, Carlson fed Wilson, whose deflection went past goaltender Tristan Jarry.
TOM WILSON GETS THE CAPITALS BACK ON TRACK WITH A WIN OVER THE PENGUINSSAMANTHA PELLFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Carl Hagelin appeared to get his first tally with a deflection of Carlson’s shot, but instead it was determined Garnet Hathaway was ahead of the play.
CAPITALS LET A THREE-GOAL LEAD SLIP AWAY IN THEIR FIRST REGULATION LOSS OF THE SEASONSAMANTHA PELLFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then, as soon as Embiid caught and turned to face the rim, Marcus Smart was right there to double-team and force a deflection.
WHEN JOEL EMBIID POSTS UP, THE CELTICS ARE READYJARED DUBINAUGUST 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Speed of train produces no effect on the mean deflection, but only on the magnitude of the vibrations.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
From these equations the deflection produced by any given stress on the chains or by a change of temperature can be calculated.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFLECTION

  • aim
  • alteration
  • approach
  • bearing
  • bend
  • deflection
  • deviation
  • digression
  • direction
  • double
  • echelon
  • heading
  • line
  • method
  • oblique course
  • path
  • plan
  • point of sail
  • procedure
  • set
  • shift
  • siding
  • sweep
  • swerve
  • switch
  • tactic
  • tangent
  • turn
  • variation
  • way
  • yaw
  • zigzag
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