di·vert || daɪ'vɜːt v. distract; entertain; turn in a different direction, deflect

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  • Diverted — Divert Di*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Diverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Diverting}.] [F. divertir, fr. L. divertere, diversum, to go different ways, turn aside; di = dis + vertere to turn. See {Verse}, and cf. {Divorce}.] 1. To turn aside; to turn off… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diverted — This article is about the movie. For other uses, see Diversion Diverted is a 2009 CBC made for TV movie. It was directed by Alex Chapple. The movie was written by Tony Marchant. Synopsis The movie is a fictional story inspired by the true events… …   Wikipedia

  • diverted — un·diverted; …   English syllables

  • diverted — adjective that has been subject to diversion …   Wiktionary

  • diverted — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. deflected, turned aside, redirected, averted, sidetracked, amused, entertained, turned into other channels, rechanneled, appropriated to other uses, preempted, taken away, wrested away, adopted, used, made use of, taken… …   English dictionary for students

  • diverted — adjective pleasantly occupied We are not amused Queen Victoria • Syn: ↑amused, ↑entertained • Similar to: ↑pleased …   Useful english dictionary

  • diverted hours — Fin the available hours of nominally direct workers who are diverted to indirect activities, for example, the cleaning of machines, and are therefore charged as indirect labor. This contrasts with the hours worked by indirect workers, whose… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • distracted — Diverted; worried, sometimes to the point of derangement …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Operation Yellow Ribbon — Gander International Airport in Newfoundland, Canada played host to 38 airliners, totalling 6,122 passengers and 473 crew, as part of Operation Yellow Ribbon. Operation Yellow Ribbon was commenced by Transport Canada to handle the diversion of… …   Wikipedia

  • Colorado River — This article is about the river that flows through the Grand Canyon. For other rivers named Colorado, see Colorado River (disambiguation). Coordinates: 31°39′N 114°38′W / 31.65°N 1 …   Wikipedia

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