from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The quality or state of being indirect.
- n. Lack of straightforwardness; deviousness: obtained their goal by subtle indirection.
- n. A devious act or statement: wouldn't give us a straight answer, only hints and indirections.
- n. Lack of direction; aimlessness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A lack of direction; deviousness or aimlessness
- n. Use of a variable or object through its address
- n. An indirect action or process.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Oblique course or means; dishonest practices; indirectness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Oblique or irregular course or means; unfair or deceitful action or proceeding; indirectness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. deceitful action that is not straightforward
- n. indirect procedure or action
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