¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Deflections

**1.** deflection [n] - See also: deflection

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Deflections

### Literary usage of Deflections

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of* by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1910)

"**deflections** Due to Rt.—These **deflections** will be given by the same ... **deflections**
Due to /?2.—The **deflections** due to the two symmetrical loads, /?2, ..."**2.** *The Design of Steel Mill Buildings and the Calculation of Stresses in Framed* by Milo Smith Ketchum (1921)

"STRESSES IN STIFF FRAMES BY SLOPE **deflections** Slope **deflections**. ... Signs of
Moments and **deflections**.—The moment at the end of any member will be positive ..."**3.** *Field Engineering: A Hand-book of the Theory and Practice of Railway* by William Henry Searles (1880)

"The stations on a curve may be located by **deflections** only, without linear
measurements. For this purpose two transits are set at two transit points on the ..."**4.** *Manual* by American Railway Engineering Association, National Futures Association (U.S.) (1916)

"STAKING SPIRALS BY **deflections**. While any length of chord may be used in staking
the spiral, cither by offsets or **deflections**, the most accurate results are ..."**5.** *Analysis of Elastic Arches: Three Hinged, Two Hinged, and Hingeless, of* by Joseph W. Balet (1907)

"The method for obtaining the horizontal thrust in an arch by means of **deflections**
is applicable to a framed arch of any shape. ..."**6.** *Text-book of Mechanics* by Louis Adolphe Martin (1911)

"SECTION XXI **deflections** DUE TO SHEAR The formulas giving the **deflections** of ...
Thus the **deflections** due to shearing stresses are not taken into account. ..."**7.** *A Text Book on Roofs and Bridges* by Mansfield Merriman, Henry Sylvester Jacoby (1917)

"**deflections** OF TRUSSES.—Graphical Solution of the Distortion of a Framed Structure.
... **deflections** of Heavy Truss, Main Span—Rankin Bridge. Eng. Rec., v. ..."**8.** *Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of* by Milo Smith Ketchum (1914)

"... x¡=0-7887 Z- Elastic Curve and **deflections** : 53 -BEAM F/X.ED AT BOTH ENDS -
CONCENTRATED ... xt-*jf¡ xí=^2- Diagram Elastic Curve and **deflections** : pi f ..."