Definition of Deflective

1. Adjective. Capable of changing the direction (of a light or sound wave).

Exact synonyms: Refractive
Similar to: Crooked
Derivative terms: Deflect, Refract, Refract, Refractiveness, Refractivity



Definition of Deflective

1. a. Causing deflection.

Definition of Deflective

1. Adjective. capable of causing deflection. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deflective

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deflective

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

Literary usage of Deflective

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"The strength of the deflective force as computed and compared at different ... Thc effectiveness of the deflective force may be compared with that of the ..."

2. Elementary Meteorology by William Morris Davis (1894)
"knowing the deflective force, the velocity and direction of the motion that arouses ... The deflective force may be found by completing the parallelogram, ..."

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