1. [ noun ] act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased
Synonyms: flexure
Related terms: extension bend flex dorsiflexion bend
2. [ noun ] deviation from a straight or normal course
Synonyms: inflection flection
Related terms: deviation
3. [ noun ] the state of being flexed (as of a joint)
Synonyms: flexure flection
Related terms: physiological_state bend
4. [ noun ] the act of bending something
Synonyms: bending flex flection inflection bend
Related terms: change_of_shape crouch incurvation hunch
Similar spelling:   fluxion