flection


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flec·tion

 (flĕk′shən)
n.
Variant of flexion..

flec′tion·al adj.

flection

(ˈflɛkʃən)
n
1. the act of bending or the state of being bent
2. something bent; bend
3. (Grammar) grammar a less common word for inflection
[C17: from Latin flexiō a bending, from flectere to curve, bow]
ˈflectional adj
ˈflectionless adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flection - the state of being flexed (as of a joint)flection - the state of being flexed (as of a joint)
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
2.flection - deviation from a straight or normal course
deviation, difference, divergence, departure - a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the deviation from the mean"
Translations

flection

n (Gram) → Flexion f, → Beugung f
References in classic literature ?
Thus, fresh from scenes where many of his usual machines of re- flection had been idle, from where he had pro- ceeded sheeplike, he struggled to marshal all his acts.
He too, at first, seemed disposed to refuse; but, after some re- flection, he granted me the privilege, and proposed the following terms: I was to be allowed all my time, make all contracts with those for whom I worked, and find my own employment; and, in re- turn for this liberty, I was to pay him three dollars at the end of each week; find myself in calking tools, and in board and clothing.