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diversions, plural;
  1. An instance of turning something aside from its course
    • - a diversion of resources from defense to civil research
  2. An alternative route for use by traffic when the usual road is temporarily closed; a detour
    • - the road was closed and diversions put into operation
  3. An activity that diverts the mind from tedious or serious concerns; a recreation or pastime
    • - our chief diversion was reading
  4. Something intended to distract someone's attention from something more important
    • - a subsidiary raid was carried out on the airfield to create a diversion

  1. an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"
  2. a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal"
  3. an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack
  4. (divert) deviate: turn aside; turn away from
  5. (divert) send on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one
  6. (divert) amuse: occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; "The play amused the ladies"
  7. The Diversion, published in 2001 and written by K. A. Applegate, is the forty-ninth book in the Animorphs series. It is narrated by Tobias.
  8. Diverted is a 2009 CBC made-for-TV movie. It was directed by Alex Chapple. The movie was written by Tony Marchant.
  9. A tactic used to draw attention away from the real threat or action; A hobby; an activity that distracts the mind; The act of diverting; Removal of water via a canal; A detour, such as during road construction; The rerouting of cargo or passengers to a new transshipment point or destination, ...
  10. (divert) To turn aside from a course; To distract; To entertain or amuse (by diverting the attention)
  11. (diverted) that has been subject to diversion
  12. (Diversions) A student-run café where you can go for pastries, coffees, and teas.
  13. (diversions) the purpose of this section in each Basin is to show from which river, water is being diverted usually for urban use. ...
  14. (Divert) Proceed to alternate mission/base.
  15. (divert) To change from a scheduled landing base to an alternate airfield.
  16. (Diverted) The flight has been re-routed to another destination.
  17. The process of removing some minor criminal, traffic, or juvenile cases from the full judicial process, on the condition that the accused undergo some sort of rehabilitation or make restitution for damages.
  18. A court program that can suspend the prosecution of a criminal DWI charge in exchange for performing certain tasks, such as attending a drinking driver program. At the end of the period of successful diversion the charges are dismissed. ...
  19. when a customer changes the destination of their shipment after it is en route, transportation charges shall be calculated from the point of origin, to the point at which the carrier is able to effect the diversion, plus the transportation charge from the diversion point to the new destination ...
  20. the act of keeping materials out of landfills through waste reduction, recycling, reuse, composting or incineration at a waste-to-energy facility.
  21. Act of proceeding to an airport other than one at which landing was intended.
  22. The official halting or suspension, at any legally prescribed point after a recorded justice system entry, of formal criminal or juvenile justice proceedings against an alleged offender. ...
  23. Instead of going to jail, a defendant goes to a rehabilitation ("rehab") program and is supervised by a probation officer. When the defendant finishes the program, the charges are dismissed and the defendant is not sentenced. (Compare electronic surveillance, home detention.)
  24. The transfer of water from a stream, lake, aquifer, or other source of water by a canal, pipe, well, or other conduit to another watercourse or to the land, as in the case of an irrigation system.
  25. Taking legally prescribed medications (e.g., methadone, tranquilizers) and selling them illegally.