[ flek-sher ]
/ ˈflɛk ʃər /
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Origin of flexure
OTHER WORDS FROM flexureflex·ur·al, adjective
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How to use flexure in a sentence
There are two principal flexural rigidities corresponding to bending in the two principal planes (cf. 62 below).
The quantity EI is often called the “flexural rigidity” of the beam.
British Dictionary definitions for flexure
/ (ˈflɛkʃə) /
the act of flexing or the state of being flexed
a bend, turn, or fold
Derived forms of flexureflexural, adjective
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Medical definitions for flexure
[ flĕk′shər ]
A bend or curve, as in a tubular organ.
The act or an instance of bending.
Other words from flexureflex′ur•al adj.
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