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  Words related to flexure

Related / Similar Words: flexion, fold, crease, plication, crimp, bend, flection

 

Definition:
  • act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased;
  • an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow";
  • the state of being flexed (as of a joint);

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    Hyponyms: flex, dorsiflexion, pleat, plait, kink, twist, twirl, pucker, ruck

     

    Derivational Morphology: flex, bend, deform, twist, turn, crimp, pinch, pleat, plicate, fold, fold up, turn up

     

     
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