A deviation is a difference or the (real or metaphorical) route followed by a different choice.Deviation can refer to:
Deviation , the difference between the value of an observation and the mean of the population in mathematics and statistics.
Standard deviation, which is based on the square of the difference.
Absolute deviation, where the absolute value of the difference is used.
Frequency deviation, the maximum allowed "distance" in FM radio from the nominal frequency a station broadcasts at.
Magnetic deviation, the error induced in compasses by local magnetic fields.
Deviationism, an expressed belief which is not in accordance with official party doctrine.
Deviation Records, a record label.
Deviant behavior, a behavior that is a recognized violation of social norms.
Deviates is also the name of an American punk rock band.DeviationDewiacjaDeviĆ”cia