magnetic deflection

magnetic deflection

[mag′ned·ik di′flek·shən]
(electronics)
Deflection of an electron beam by the action of a magnetic field, as in a television picture tube.
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Regular stationary magnetic deflection measurements--to record the dynamics of the development in the entire national territory.
Colvin's history of Adirondack mapping in his 1882 survey report traced a century of confusion and disputes about boundaries and locations to the mistakes caused by magnetic deflection.