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Deflection (Smbkg)

Definition
The degree to which a structural element is displaced under a load, or a traveling wave is bent. (Source: Team)
Broader Term
Elastic deformation (Smbk)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Aeroelasticity (Smbkb)
Cratering (Smbkc)