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deflect (something) away from (someone or something)

To direct something away from someone or something. That's why I have an assistant—she deflects all of this minutiae away from me. At the last second, the defenseman deflected the puck away from the goal.
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deflect something away from someone or something

to divert someone or something away from someone or something; to cause someone or something to veer away from someone or something. The press secretary deflected the reporter's questions from the candidate. The emergency deflected the boss's attention away from my mistake.
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Deflectable Bidirectional Radio Frequency Ablation Catheter with Connector (4 mm) - assorted curves
Incorporation of the deflectable tip on the telescope providing surgeons with a larger field of view and helping them avoid situations where the tips of the instruments collide.
EPMD intends to use the deflectable or "steerable" catheter, in conjunction with its SilverFlex(TM) technology to have a multi-function electrode catheter.
6 French Deflectable Decapolar Catheter With 2-5-2 Interelectrode Spacing And Matching Connector
Booth # 637 * The new Mi~Flex[TM] instrument features unique, thumb-driven actuation of the deflectable tip, facilitating access to structures and delivering precise maneuverability and control.
E P Femoral introducer sheaths E P Transseptal Needles Diagnostic E P catheters, Quadpolar & Decapolar, deflectable and fixed E P Ablation catheters and accessories E P Navigation accessories Pacing and Connector Cables Mapping catheters and accessories Internal cardiovision catheters The facility to respond to this notice via a web site has not been activated.
Olympus (Center Valley, PA), a global leader in minimally invasive surgical technology, continues to develop innovative solutions for surgical endoscopy with the introduction of the LTF-VH Deflectable Tip Laparoscope, the world's first deflectable HD video laparoscope.
The VISERA System from Olympus is an all-in-one video system that allows connection to rigid, flexible and deflectable tip videoscopes, as well as a variety of camera heads (some autoclavable), so there's no need for multiple systems.
The LTF-V3 laparo-thoracic surgical videoscope features a deflectable tip that allows four-way angulation.
with pod deflectable resynchronization should indicate the delivery time
This video system features a full range of camera heads as well as rigid, flexible and deflectable tip videoscopes to answer the needs of surgeons, nurses, and hospital administration who have sought high performance, cross-specialty utilization, and ease of use.
re-timer (attached detail and must include ventricular, atrial, coronary sinus electrode, deflectable sheath, ball venogram, deflectable catheter)