deflected

[dih-flek-tid]
adjective Biology.
1.
curved or bent downward.

Origin:
1820–30; deflect + -ed2

nondeflected, adjective
undeflected, adjective
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deflect

[dih-flekt]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to bend or turn aside; turn from a true course or straight line; swerve.

Origin:
1545–55; < Latin dēflectere to bend down, turn aside, equivalent to dē- de- + flectere to bend, turn

deflectable, adjective
deflector, noun
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deflect (dɪˈflɛkt)
 
vb
to turn or cause to turn aside from a course; swerve
 
[C17: from Latin dēflectere, from flectere to bend]
 
de'flector
 
n

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deflect
1550s, from L. deflectere "to bend aside or downward," from de- "away" + flectere "to bend." Originally transitive, the intrans. sense is first recorded 1640s.
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Example sentences
He deflected machete blows to the head with his hand.
The solar particles are deflected to the polar regions along the magnetic field
  lines.
It may be bifid, and is sometimes deflected to one or other side.
The pair resists being deflected by random positive and negative charges in the
  materials.
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