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Ablenkung

  
Ab•len•kung      f  
a    (=Ab-, Wegleitung)   deflection   (auch Phys)     
[+von Wellen, Licht]  
refraction
b    (=Zerstreuung)   diversion, distraction  
Ablenkung brauchen      to need something to take one's mind off things  
sich ($) Ablenkung verschaffen      dat   to provide oneself with a distraction, to provide oneself with something to take one's mind off things  
zur Ablenkung einen Spaziergang machen      to take one's mind off things by going for a walk  
c    (=Störung)   distraction
d    [+von Plan, jds Interesse]   diversion  
[+von Verdacht]  
aversion, averting
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
Ablenkung brauchen exp.
to need something to take one's mind off things

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exp.
to provide oneself with a distraction ; to provide oneself with something to take one's mind off things
exp.
to take one's mind off things by going for a walk
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"Ablenkung": examples and translations in context
Vorrichtung zur Ablenkung von Kraftfahrzeugrädern bei Unfällen. Wheel deflection device for vehicles in case of collision.
Vorrichtung zur Ablenkung und/oder Teilung eines Gasstromes. Device for the deflection and/or division of a gas stream.
Die Prüfer müssen die Prüfung mit minimaler Ablenkung durchführen können. The assessors must be able to conduct the assessment with minimal distraction.
Ich musste allerdings eine Ablenkung erzeugen. I just needed to create a distraction, though.
Gerät mit einer elektrisch steuerbaren Reflexionsvorrichtung zur Ablenkung eines Strahlungsbündels. Apparatus comprising an electrically controllable reflection device for deflecting a radiation beam.
Steuervorrichtung zur Ablenkung des distalen Endes eines Endoskopes. Control device for deflecting the distal end of an endoscope.
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