Definition of Flection

1. Noun. The state of being flexed (as of a joint).

Exact synonyms: Flexion, Flexure
Generic synonyms: Physical Condition, Physiological Condition, Physiological State
Derivative terms: Flex



2. Noun. Deviation from a straight or normal course.
Exact synonyms: Flexion, Inflection
Generic synonyms: Departure, Deviation, Difference, Divergence

Definition of Flection

1. n. The act of bending, or state of being bent.

Definition of Flection

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of flexion) ¹

2. Noun. The state of being bent or flexed. ¹

3. Noun. Deviation from straightness. ¹

4. Noun. (grammar dated) The variation of words by declension, comparison, or conjugation; inflection. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flection

1. the act of bending [n -S]

Medical Definition of Flection

1. A displacement of the uterus in which the organ is bent so far forward or backward that an acute angle forms between the fundus and the cervix. Origin: L. Flexio This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flection

flechettes
fleck
fleck dystrophy of cornea
fleck retina of Kandori
flecked
flecked retina
flecked retina syndrome
flecker
fleckered
fleckering
fleckers
flecking
fleckless
flecks
flecky
flection (current term)
flectional
flections
fled
fledge
fledged
fledgeless
fledgeling
fledgeling(a)
fledges
fledgier
fledgiest
fledging
fledgling
fledgling(a)

Literary usage of Flection

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1. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles (1852)
"... The flection of William de Rale to the bishopric of Norwich. The monks of Coventry, who had now arranged honourable terms for electing a bishop with the ..."

2. The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian by Flavius Josephus, William Whiston (1841)
"... I but he was unhappy in this, that he did not meet with the like return of «flection from i brr, for she »vas averse to him, which did more ..."

3. Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: With Anecdotes of by Agnes Strickland, Elizabeth Strickland (1843)
"... »flection of Mary Beatrice for her deceased husband persuaded her thai his spirit, which she (irmly believed to be in a state of beatitude, alway united ..."

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