Definition of Flexing
1. Verb. (present participle of flex) ¹
2. Noun. The action of the verb '''to flex'''; a bending of something, a tightening of the muscles. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Flexing
1. flex [v] - See also: flex
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flexing
Literary usage of Flexing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1901)
"On flexing this preparation it was seen that the articular surfaces separated from each other, and in extreme extension this separation amounted to J? inch, ..."
2. A Treatise on Fractures in the Vicinity of Joints, and on Certain Forms of by Robert William Smith (1854)
"A case in which both hip- joints were affected lately came under my observation, in which the power of flexing the thighs upon the pelvis was so limited, ..."
3. Lectures on diseases of the spinal cord by Pierre Marie (1895)
"Attitude in the sitting position : position of the trunk and limbs due to difficulty in flexing the thigh upon the pelvis. Attitude of the upper extremities ..."
4. Light Gymnastics: A Guide to Systematic Instruction in Physical Training by William Gilbert Anderson (1889)
"This can be done by flexing the thighs, (see page 64); bending the body well forward, trying to touch the hands to Fro. 21.—Projecting hips. FIG. 22. ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1866)
"Standing, hands by side 82 In the horizontal position (hands by fide), on back . .665 Horizontal position, with passive motion of right leg, flexing and ..."
6. Elementary Equitation: Principles of Horseback-riding by Joseph Michaël Thomas Barretto de Souza (1922)
"... CHAPTER XIII flexing WHILE ON HORSEBACK The rider must now learn to flex while being in the saddle. Of course this must be attempted first with the ..."
7. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"Abdominal pain, with constant flexing of the thighs, writhing, and persistent crying; colic. A remedy for children. CATECHU (USP)—CATECHU. ..."