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flection

[ flek-shuhn ]
/ 藞fl蓻k 蕛蓹n /
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noun
the act of bending.
the state of being bent.
a bend; bent part.
Anatomy. flexion.
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Also especially British, flex路ion (for defs. 1-3) .

Origin of flection

<Latin flexi艒n- (stem of flexi艒) a bending, turning, change. See flex1, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM flection

flec路tion路al, adjectiveflec路tion路less, adjective
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How to use flection in a sentence

  • It exhibits, also, something of that new growth which was to compensate for the loss of flection.

British Dictionary definitions for flection

flection
/ (藞fl蓻k蕛蓹n) /

noun
the act of bending or the state of being bent
something bent; bend
grammar a less common word for inflection
See also flexion

Derived forms of flection

flectional, adjectiveflectionless, adjective

Word Origin for flection

C17: from Latin flexi艒 a bending, from flectere to curve, bow
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