deflect

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Synonyms for deflect

distract

turn aside

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to cause to move, especially at an angle

to change the direction or course of

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turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

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turn aside and away from an initial or intended course

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draw someone's attention away from something

impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

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The R 55 counters the risk of increased wear due to vacuum formation between the sealing and the deflecting lips through the use of lip texture.
The requirements of this tender are for the design, manufacture, supply and installation of a Horizontally deflecting Double Crystal Monochromator (DCM) for use at DLS.
Motzko scored this time, deflecting the puck off Greiss to make it 5-3 with 40 seconds left in the second.
Daly scored England's fourth - with the help of the video umpire - after deflecting the ball over Degreve's head in the 58th minute and, although Belgium made it 4-2 through a Gregory Gucasoff penalty corner, Reading winger Clarke and Mantell added two late goals.
The France striker made it 2-0 seven minutes later, deflecting the ball in with the tip of his boot from a low cross by Adrian Mutu.
The defensive objective is to prevent the pass from getting to the offense by either deflecting or intercepting it (steal).
The more impediments there are in a bullet's path, the greater is the chance of deflecting it or slowing it down.