Deviation synonyms

dē'vē-ā'shən
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Departure from the regular arrangement, general rule, or usual method; abnormality
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A mistake.
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(Naut.) The distance due east or west from the meridian of its starting point covered by a ship on a given course
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(Physiology) A turning of both eyes outward from a common point or of one eye when the other is fixed.
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A defect in a lens or mirror that prevents light rays from being focused at a single point and results in a distorted or blurred image. &diamf3; Aberration that results in distortion of color is called chromatic aberration. &diamf3; Aberration that is caused by imperfections in the surface or shape of a spherical mirror or lens is called spherical aberration.
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A degree or amount by which things differ:
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An instance of such abnormal activity or behaviour; rape.
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The act of varying; a partial change in the form, position, state, or qualities of a thing
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An abnormal thing; malformation
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The deviation of an indicator of a measuring instrument from zero or from its normal position.
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An instance of digressing, especially a written or spoken passage that has no bearing on the main subject.
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An unpredictable change of direction.
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The quality or condition of being the same.
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The state or quality of being straightforward.
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(Geology) The relationship between rock or sediment strata that were deposited adjacently or vertically in sequence without any interruption due to erosion, tilting, folding, or similar natural processes.
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Uniformity is defined as the state or characteristic of being even, normal, equal or similar.
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In a statistical distribution, the average of the absolute values of the differences between individual numbers and their mean.
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A statistic used as a measure of the dispersion or variation in a distribution, equal to the square root of the arithmetic mean of the squares of the deviations from the arithmetic mean.
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(Uncountable) The state of being divergent
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A policy or practice permitting a juvenile to be removed from traditional processing in juvenile court and placed in a program involving an alternative disposition, such as treatment or rehabilitation services.
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A parenthetical departure; a digression.
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Straying off from a course or way
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A round trip (on a train, bus, ship, etc.) at reduced rates, usually with limits set on the dates of departure and return
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A narrative digression, especially to discuss a particular issue.
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Irrelevance.
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Either of a pair of brackets, especially round brackets, (and) (used to enclose parenthetical material in a text).
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A sudden digression or change of course:
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State of being aberrant; a wandering from the right way; deviation from truth, rectitude. [Mid 17th century.]
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(Geometry) The deviation of a curve from circular form.
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(Sociology) Actions or behaviors that violate formal and informal cultural norms such as laws and customs
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The state of being deviant, abnormal or anomalous
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The quality or state of being irregular.
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The quality of being preternatural.
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The state of being unnatural.
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The method used in dealing with or accomplishing:
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A departing from what is prescribed
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(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
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The condition of being abnormal
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UK spelling of deflection.
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Quality of being motley.
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