Definition of Inflexion

1. Noun. A change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function.

Exact synonyms: Inflection
Generic synonyms: Grammatical Relation
Specialized synonyms: Conjugation, Declension, Paradigm, Pluralisation, Pluralization
Derivative terms: Inflect, Inflectional, Inflect



Definition of Inflexion

1. n. Inflection.

Definition of Inflexion

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of inflection) ¹

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Definition of Inflexion

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inflexion

inflectors
inflects
inflesh
infleshed
infleshes
infleshing
inflex
inflexed
inflexes
inflexibilities
inflexibility
inflexible
inflexibleness
inflexibly
inflexing
inflexion (current term)
inflexional
inflexionally
inflexions
inflexive
inflexure
inflict
inflicted
inflicted insight
inflicted insights
inflicter
inflicters
inflictest
inflicteth
inflicting

Literary usage of Inflexion

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1. A Treatise on the Higher Plane Curves: Intended as a Sequel to A Treatise on by George Salmon (1879)
"We have seen (Art. 74) that the points of inflexion of a curve of the third degree are the intersections of the curve U with the curve H} which is also a ..."

2. Theory and Applications of Finite Groups by George Abram Miller, Hans Frederick Blichfeldt, Leonard Eugene Dickson (1916)
"Consider the inflexion triangle associated with the rows in (10); after the adjunction of the roots of the corresponding cubic equation, the group permutes ..."

3. A Manual of the Mechanics of Engineering and of the Construction of Machines by Julius Ludwig Weisbach (1883)
"This happens because the projection ffo of the inflexion centre lies midway ... This corresponds also with the property of the inflexion circle already ..."

4. Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus by James Morford Taylor (1894)
"Points of inflexion. A point of inflexion is a point at which a curve changes its ... Hence aY tangent at a point of inflexion intersects the curve. ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1781)
"Thus the inflexion of voice which is adopted in a feries of emphatic particulars, ... is the falling inflexion: we have an example of this in the true ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1781)
"I tell you, though you, though all the world, though an angel from heaven, were to affirm the truth of it, 1 could not believe it. ' The falling inflexion ..."

7. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"The inflexion of the plural of the Telugu epicene demonstrative pronoun ... A small class of Telugu nouns form their singular inflexion also in i—eg, Ml-i, ..."

8. An Elementary Treatise on the Differential Calculus: With Applications and by Joseph Edwards (1892)
"It appears from this that only three tangents can \te drawn from a point of inflexion on a cubic to the curve, viz., one to each of the points in which the ..."

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