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deflectional (comparative more deflectional, superlative most deflectional)

  1. Of or pertaining to deflection.
    • 2012, George J. Simitses, Dynamic Stability of Suddenly Loaded Structures, page 148:
      In this case the governing deflectional mode is symmetric and the critical load, denoted by qer, corresponds to the relative maximum (in absolute value) of Q for the load-displacement relation given by eqs.