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Definition of flexure:

  1. A turn; a bend; a fold; a curve.
  2. The act of flexing or bending; a turning or curving; flexion; hence, obsequious bowing or bending.
  3. The last joint, or bend, of the wing of a bird.
  4. 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.

Synonyms:

crook, wrinkle, curve, bending, flection, plication, bend dexter, sheepfold, pleating, flexion, pliantness, bounce, crinkle, sheepcote, inflection, malleableness, flexible, pliableness, twist, resilience, pliancy, pliability, kris, flexibility, sheep pen, ductility, flexibleness, bend, fold, crease, line, creese, folding, give, malleability, suppleness, plasticity, springiness, faithful, crimper, furrow, flock, congregation, spring, resiliency, crimp, turn, plica, seam, elasticity.

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