名词:deflector 动词过去式:deflected 过去分词:deflected 现在分词:deflecting 第三人称单数:deflects 形容词:deflectable
flect＝to bend（弯曲） 变化型 flex
1 [I, Ipr, Tn, Tn.pr] ~ (sth) (from sth) (cause sth to) turn from its direction of movement （使某物）运动转向
*The missile deflected from its trajectory. 导弹已偏离轨道.
* The ball hit one of the defenders and was deflected into the net. 球射中一名後卫後反弹进网.
* The bullet hit a wall and was deflected from its course. 子弹击中墙壁而改变了方向.
2 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb (from sth) (fig 比喻) turn sb away from his intended course of action 使某人改变原来的计划
*not easily deflected from one's purpose/aim 不容易改变自己的意图[目的].
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin;Origin: deflectere 'to bend down, turn away']
[I and T]
if someone or something deflects something that is moving, or if it deflects, it turns in a different direction
Connor deflected the blow with his left forearm.
to do something to stop people paying attention to you, criticizing you etc
deflect sth (away) from sth
his attempts to deflect attention away from his private life
The committee is seeking to deflect criticism by blaming me.
to take someone's attention away from something
deflect sb from (doing) sth
Nothing can deflect me from reaching my goal.