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Noun
/ˌdēvēˈāSHən/,
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deviations, plural;
  1. The action of departing from an established course or accepted standard
    • - deviation from a norm
    • - sexual deviation
    • - deviations from standard English
  2. The amount by which a single measurement differs from a fixed value such as the mean

  3. The deflection of a vessel's compass needle caused by iron in the vessel, which varies with the vessel's heading


  1. a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the deviation from the mean"
  2. the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function
  3. the error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances
  4. deviate behavior
  5. diversion: a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal"
  6. (deviate) turn aside; turn away from
  7. Deviation is an album by Jayne County, which was recorded at Abraham Moss Studio (The Cutting Rooms) in Manchester, England in the winter of 1994.
  8. Deviation is an album by American banjoist Béla Fleck, released in 1984. It was recorded with the second classic line-up of the New Grass Revival, consisting of Béla Fleck, Sam Bush, John Cowan and Pat Flynn.
  9. The doctrine of deviation, as it pertains to legal contracts, is a departure from a planned contractual course or design. When a plan has been adopted for a building, and in the progress of the work a change is made from the original plan, the change is called a deviation. ...
  10. Deviation is the title of a 2006 short film that was the first short film in the machinima genre to be premiered in competition at a major film festival, the Tribeca Film Festival Chien, I (2007) Deviation / Red vs. ...
  11. In mathematics and statistics, deviation is a measure of difference for interval and ratio variables between the observed value and the mean. ...
  12. (Deviate (Kill II This album)) Deviate is a 1998 album from British Heavy metal band Kill II This.
  13. (deviate) A person with deviant behaviour; a deviant, degenerate or pervert; A value equal to the difference between a measured variable factor and a fixed or algorithmic reference value; To go off course from; to change course; to change plans; To fall outside of, or part from, some norm; ...
  14. (Deviations) Behaviour commonly seen in children that is the result of some obstacle to normal development. Such behaviour may be commonly understood as negative (a timid child, a destructive child, etc.) or positive (a passive, quiet child). ...
  15. (15. DEVIATIONS) Offers and/or other commitments from travellers, representatives or other personnel, shall only be binding on us if these are confirmed in writing by us. ...
  16. (Deviations) If any guest wishes to deviate from the tour itinerary, the changes will be made subject to availability. For such deviation, the guest has to pay the additional supplementary cost in full before the tour departure, which may affect the guest's tour price.
  17. (Deviate) depart from an established course; depart from usual or accepted standards (page 122)
  18. (deviate) v. ~ from sth stop following
  19. (Deviated) crooked or not straight. Rhinoplasty term used to describe abnormalities of nasal structures
  20. The angle between compass north and true north.
  21. A vessel's going to some other point or taking some course other than that described in the Bill of Lading.
  22. A term used to describe the movement of a body part away from the neutral position of that joint or limb. Typically used to describe wrist positions. Ulnar deviation is the movement of the wrist away from neutral, towards the little finger. ...
  23. The amount of error from displaying magnetic north in a boat's compass caused by the boat's own magnetic interference.
  24. The change of direction of a ray of light as in passing through a prism.
  25. The modulation level of an FM signal determined by the amount of frequency shift from the frequency of the main carrier.