Origin of flexure
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for flexure
If these shift when the points of support of the lens are shifted, flexure may be suspected.On Laboratory Arts
It is this flexure which causes the change in the position of the larva.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
Their courses run somewhat independently of the lines of flexure.Finger Prints
The defect is most serious where wood is subjected to flexure, as in beams.The Mechanical Properties of Wood
Samuel J. Record
The flexure and sinking of the crust are undeniable realities.The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays
J. (John) Joly
- the act of flexing or the state of being flexed
- a bend, turn, or fold
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
- A bend or curve, as in a tubular organ.
- The act or an instance of bending.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.