- the act of bending a limb.
- the position that a limb assumes when it is bent.
Definition for flexions (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for flexions
It is thus also with several grammatical forms and flexions.English Past and Present|Richard Chevenix Trench
The flexions of the legs and thighs will be continued for four days (eight lessons).
Flexions of the jaw to the right and left, using the curb-bit.
The flexions of the croup are in reality more important than those of the forehand.Patroclus and Penelope|Theodore Ayrault Dodge
Barclay's vocabulary consists of a list of words pure and simple, with no indication of gender or flexions.
British Dictionary definitions for flexions (1 of 2)
Word Origin for flection
British Dictionary definitions for flexions (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for flexions
c.1600, from Latin flexionem (nominative flexio) "a bending, swaying; bend, turn, curve," noun of action from past participle stem of flectere "to bend" (see flexible).