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    flexure

    flexure - Dictionary definition and meaning for word flexure

    Definition
    (noun) the state of being flexed (as of a joint)
    Synonyms : flection , flexion
    Definition
    (noun) an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    Synonyms : bend , crease , crimp , fold , plication
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased
    Synonyms : flexion
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