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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.
In an instant, with a stickless Pittsburgh Penguin attempting to defend, Carlson fed Wilson, whose deflection went past goaltender Tristan Jarry.
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.
Then, as soon as Embiid caught and turned to face the rim, Marcus Smart was right there to double-team and force a deflection.
Speed of train produces no effect on the mean deflection, but only on the magnitude of the vibrations.
From these equations the deflection produced by any given stress on the chains or by a change of temperature can be calculated.
Do the best the master can, the thought will not pass from him to his reader without considerable deflection.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Instantly, there was a sharp deflection of the kilovoltmeter.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
The weight per metre was 91 grammes, and the deflection was 46 mm.
LANGLEY MEMOIR ON MECHANICAL FLIGHT, PARTS I AND IIS. P. (SAMUEL PIERPONT) LANGLEY AND CHARLES M. (CHARLES MATTHEWS) MANLY
Therefore the slightest deflection of their courage from the norm should have the closest attention.
THE AMERICAN COUNTRY GIRLMARTHA FOOTE CROW

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