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Meaning of FLECTION

Pronunciation:  'flekshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  deviation from a straight or normal course
  2. [n]  the state of being flexed (as of a joint)

FLECTION is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: flexion, flexion, flexure, inflection
 See Also: departure, deviation, difference, divergence, physiological condition, physiological state



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Flec"tion\, n. [See {Flexion}.]
1. The act of bending, or state of being bent.

2. The variation of words by declension, comparison, or
   conjugation; inflection.

Thesaurus Terms
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