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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: flexure(0.01044 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to flexure.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the state of being flexed (as of a joint) [syn: flection,
2: 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”
[syn: fold, crease, plication, crimp, bend]
3: act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones
of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased
[syn: flexion] [ant: extension]
English → English (gcide)
Flexure \Flex"ure\ (?; 135), n. [L. flexura.]
1. The act of flexing or bending; a turning or curving;
flexion; hence, obsequious bowing or bending.
Will it give place to flexure and low bending?
2. A turn; a bend; a fold; a curve.
Varying with the flexures of the valley through
which it meandered. --British
3. (Zo["o]l.) The last joint, or bend, of the wing of a bird.
4. (Astron.) The small distortion of an astronomical
instrument caused by the weight of its parts; the amount
to be added or substracted from the observed readings of
the instrument to correct them for this distortion.
The flexure of a curve (Math.), the bending of a curve
towards or from a straight line.