Definition of Deflector

1. Noun. A device intended to turn aside the flow of something (water or air or smoke etc).

Generic synonyms: Device
Derivative terms: Deflect, Deflect



Definition of Deflector

1. n. That which deflects, as a diaphragm in a furnace, or a cone in a lamp (to deflect and mingle air and gases and help combustion).

Definition of Deflector

1. Noun. Something which deflects something else, especially a stream of fluid or particles. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deflector

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Deflector

1. That which deflects, as a diaphragm in a furnace, or a come in a lamp (to deflect and mingle air and gases and help combustion). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deflector

deflect
deflectable
deflected
deflecting
deflection
deflection change
deflection changes
deflection coils
deflection difference
deflection differences
deflectionize
deflections
deflective
deflective occlusal contact
deflectometer
deflector (current term)
deflectors
deflects
deflesh
deflex
deflexed
deflexes
deflexing
deflexion
deflexional
deflexions
deflexure
deflexures
deflocculate
deflocculated

Literary usage of Deflector

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1. Ocean Magnetic Observations, 1905-1916: And Reports on Special Researches by Louis Agricola Bauer, John Adam Fleming, William Francis Gray Swann, James Percy Ault, William John Peters (1917)
"SEA deflector FOR MAGNETIC HORIZONTAL INTENSITY AND DECLINATION. ... Had the original name, "sea deflector," not already been used, it might now be more ..."

2. A Manual of Scientific Enquiry: Prepared for the Use of Officers in Her by Robert Main, Great Britain Admiralty (1871)
"Where deflectors are used in the manner hitherto adopted, that is, with the deflector placed at right angles to the plane of the instrument, the intensity ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
""And still further to diversify the distribution of the fibers, an additional deflector, somewhat in the form of a hood, is hinged to the end of the ..."

4. Reports of Cases Arising Upon Letters Patent for Inventions: Determined in by Samuel Sparks Fisher (1872)
"Howard. the deflector or plate, in passing through the air as the car is moved forward, throws a current outward, and away from the side of the car, ..."

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