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flex·ile

 (flĕk′səl, -sīl′)
adj.
Flexible.

flex•ile

(ˈflɛk sɪl; esp. Brit. -saɪl)

adj.
flexible; pliant.
[1625–35; < Latin flexilis= flect(ere) to bend (compare flex1) + -tilis -tile]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flexile - able to flex; able to bend easily; "slim flexible birches"
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"

flexile

adjective
1. Capable of being shaped, bent, or drawn out, as by hammering or pressure:
2. Capable of withstanding stress without injury:
Physics: plastic.
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Another important feature is flexility in plant design.
2c), which was determined by the length, width, and flexility of the nanowires.
From TEM image of GO shown in Figure 4, we can further see that GO sheet is irregular, and the folded GO sheet presents that it has lamellar structure and excellent flexility. According to the above states, we can say that GO with single sheet and 2D nanometer scale was successfully fabricated.