Synonym: deflection, deflexion, departure, deviance, difference, digression, divagation, divergence, diversion. Similar words: alleviation, abbreviation, deviate, devastation, levitation, radiation, variation, emaciation. Meaning: [‚diːvɪ'eɪʃn] n. 1. a variation that deviates from the standard or norm 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. a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern).

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1. There was little

*deviation*from his usual routine.2. There must be no

*deviation*from the normal procedure.3. The

*deviation*made by the wind could be straightened by the computer.4. Any

*deviation*from the party's faith is seen as betrayal.5. Party ideologists accused her of

*deviation*.6.

*Deviation*from the norm is not tolerated.7. After a while we are aware of a

*deviation*, the gravitational pull of an unseen planet.9. Mean and standard

*deviation*figures therefore include these two patients.10. Notice that the

*deviation*of a real gas from ideal gas behaviour is more pronounced at high pressures.11. This implies a further

*deviation*from democratic theory, a system within which some individuals and groups have special statuses.12.

*Deviation*is managed and progressively denied by continual renegotiation of the social reality against which it is set off.13. Mean and standard

*deviation*of normally distributed results are shown; otherwise median and range are given.14. The smallest

*deviation*might snowball and produce a wobbly vertical ridge when the whole wall was complete.15. In the areas it controls, any

*deviation*from the public morality it tolerates is ruthlessly punished.16. However, an unreasonable

*deviation*brings s.12 into play.17. The standard

*deviation*can usefully be visualized as the distance from the mean to the point of inflection of the bell-shaped curve.18. Furthermore, he had an acute sense of

*deviation*from the norm in any society.19. Modern examples of this type of weaving showed little

*deviation*from traditional patterns.20. Respiratory symptoms were analysed by multiple logistic regression and lung function standard

*deviation*scores by multiple linear regression.21. The regulator is unconcerned with causes; it will detect the

*deviation*and correct it.22. The statistic most often used to measure within-group variability is the standard

*deviation*, although there are other possibilities.23. Midwives consult with a doctor if there is any

*deviation*from normality during the birth.24. What the New Critics emphasized was convergence within the text rather than

*deviation*from an external standard.25. It will thus follow the path of tradition - and this becomes the vehicle which protects us against

*deviation*.26. Eighty-two percent of the papers are published within one standard

*deviation*on either side of the mean.27. Five replicates were performed per drug dilution and the standard

*deviation*of the mean is shown.28. In either case the system is out-of-control(http://sentencedict.com/

*deviation*.html), although all values lie within the 2 standard deviation range. 62.29. Figure 6.18 is a typical vapour pressure-composition diagram for a non-ideal solution showing positive

*deviation*.30. As for those with a more weird taste in religious

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