Definitions for "Diversion"
The act of turning aside from any course, occupation, or object; as, the diversion of a stream from its channel; diversion of the mind from business.
That which diverts; that which turns or draws the mind from care or study, and thus relaxes and amuses; sport; play; pastime; as, the diversions of youth.
The act of drawing the attention and force of an enemy from the point where the principal attack is to be made; the attack, alarm, or feint which diverts.
In criminal procedure, a system for giving a chance for a first-time criminal defendant in lesser crimes to perform community service, make restitution for damage due to the crime, obtain treatment for alcohol or drug problems and /or counseling for antisocial or mentally unstable conduct. If the defendant cooperates and the diversion results in progress; the charges eventually may be dismissed. Usually diversion may not be granted for a second offense. (
a disposition of a criminal defendant either before adjudication or following adjudication but prior to sentencing, in which the court directs the defendant to participate in a work, educational, or rehabilitation program.
When a family that has been accused of abuse and/or neglect but the system believes that with services the children will be safe. The parents agree to a group of services ranging from parenting classes to drug treatment. This is usually a voluntary action by the parents. The child can even be entered into the system, for example, taken to the shelter, and the family goes into diversion. This is preferable to placing the child away from the family when it is deemed safe.
The process of changing the destination and/or the consignee while the shipment is enroute.
Any change in the routing of a shipment once it has been received by the carrier at point of origin and prior to delivery at destination.
The routing of patients to other hospitals because an emergency room is full.
the act of keeping materials out of landfills through waste reduction, recycling, reuse, composting or incineration at a waste-to-energy facility.
For State measurement purposes, any combination of waste prevention (source reduction), recycling, reuse, and composting activities that reduce waste disposal at Board-permitted landfills and some waste-to-energy transformation facilities.
For waste measurement purposes, diversion is any combination of waste prevention (source reduction), recycling, reuse and composting activities that reduces waste disposed at Board-permitted landfills and transformation facilities. Diversion is achieved through the implementation of diversion programs. Please see Public Resources Code section 41780.
Keywords:  resells, winn, foodlion, dixie, maid
The practice of selling goods to a competitor that the vendor assumes would be used to service that Customer's store. Example: Foodlion buys orange juice from Minute Maid. Foodlion, because of their sales volume or because of promotion, can buy product for $12.50 per case. Winn-Dixie, because of a lower sales volume, buys the same orange juice for $14.50 per case. Foodlion and Winn-Dixie get together and make a deal. Foodlion resells that product to Winn-Dixie for $13.50 per case. Foodlion makes $1.00 per case and Winn-Dixie gets product for $1.00 less per case than it can buy from Minute Maid.
The reselling of a product by a partner without agreement from the vendor.
Keywords:  detour
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"
a temporary rerouting of road users onto a temporary highway or alignment placed around the work area
Keywords:  dog, bird, yelling, distraction, blind
an accompanying mark or blind that adds difficulty to a following mark or blind.
A factor, usually a thrown or shot bird, employed to cause a dog to lose concentration on a retrieve.
A distraction, of some sort, including but not limited to a bird, a dry shot, poison bird, a person moving, talking, yelling or walking, etc. that may throw a dog off his course on a mark or blind. Tests switching, or dropping. Tests a dogâ€(tm)s concentration. Develops trust between the handler and dog in that the dog must trust the handlerâ€(tm)s ability to direct him to the proper retrieve.
When a supplier stipulates its product be sold in a specific geographical area or into a specific market and the seller deliberately sells the product outside of that area. Diversion can be either international or domestic. Also called "product diversion."
The deliberate removal of fissionable material in civil fuel cycles for prohibited uses, or the intentional misuse of a civil item for military purposes.
Keywords:  doper, agreement
an agreement between the doper and the DA that the doper
Taking legally prescribed medications (e.g., methadone, tranquilizers) and selling them illegally.
When a genuine product is sold to a buyer in one market/channel and then resold by the same buyer into another market/channel, without the consent or authority of the brand owner, to take advantage of a price arbitrage situation. Definition also applies to parallel trade or gray-market activities.
a new tax cut, albeit one of uncertain benefit to workers
Keywords:  dike, dam, liquid, flow, direction
A term that can apply to a dam or dike used to change the flow direction of a liquid.
Keywords:  tabletop, platform, role, games, board
A platform for playing any number of tabletop games: board games, card games, role playing games, etc.
Refers to a shift from one transportation mode to another. For example, diversion can refer to the shift from goods moving by truck to goods moving by rail.
an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack
Coffee exported from an exporting Member to an importing non‑member country which is finally imported into an importing Member country
Keywords:  trade, see
See trade diversion.