verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- any flexible, insulated electric cord; an electric cord or extension cord.
- Slang. an elastic band, as a garter.
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A colugo may be able to flex those muscles to change the shape and stiffness of its patagium and thereby adjust its aerodynamics midair.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
For, now, though no such ex ante regulation exists — and the coalition argues the Commission needs to pull its finger out and flex its existing antitrust powers to stop Google’s market abuse before its too late for their businesses.Act now before Google kills us, 135-strong coalition of startups warns EU antitrust chief|Natasha Lomas|November 12, 2020|TechCrunch
Thanks to Beltology’s signature flex, the Litmus gives you room for waistline expansion.
Even though the supervisors control the budget, Gore controls the department’s daily operations and over the summer he flexed some bureaucratic muscle.
Our favorite, the Trail, is an all-purpose composite snowshoe that comes in 23- and 26-inch sizes and flexes gently as you walk.
The tech industry, it seems, is flexing its political muscle more than ever before.
Since Putin began flexing his muscles in the Crimea last fall, the ruble has lost 10 percent of its value against the dollar.Flex Muscle Spending Has Left Putin’s Russia in an Economic Freeze Frame|Daniel Gross|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Secondly, U.S. Secretary of State Kerry has recently pushed the Arab League towards flexing its intransigent position on borders.The Arab Peace Initiative Makes Its Way to the Knesset|Tal Harris|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Already in 2013 there have been multiple instances of Golden Dawn flexing their newly founded popularity.
In practice, the frequency of employees telecommuting and flexing their time is low.
Barring a little stiffness, which he removed by flexing and tensing his muscles, he felt very strong and capable.The Hosts of the Air|Joseph A. Altsheler
Their green antenna rose above the water, a curious forest of luminous tentacles, flexing, wavering.Astounding Stories, April, 1931|Various
Flexing it—which would happen if they let the asteroid precess at will—would soon fatigue even that heavy bolt.Thin Edge|Gordon Randall Garrett
The end platform moved in an arc, flexing the finger tip from straight to about seventy degrees.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
The flexing or bending of an aerofoil out of its normal shape.The Theory and Practice of Model Aeroplaning|V. E. Johnson