Definitions for flexureˈflɛk ʃər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word flexure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flexure, flection, flexion(noun)

    the state of being flexed (as of a joint)

  2. fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend(noun)

    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"

  3. flexion, flexure(noun)

    act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased


  1. flexure(Noun)

    The act of bending or flexing; flexion.

  2. flexure(Noun)

    A curve or bend in a tubular organ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flexure(noun)

    the act of flexing or bending; a turning or curving; flexion; hence, obsequious bowing or bending

  2. Flexure(noun)

    a turn; a bend; a fold; a curve

  3. Flexure(noun)

    the last joint, or bend, of the wing of a bird

  4. Flexure(noun)

    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

  5. Origin: [L. flexura.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flexure in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flexure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Images & Illustrations of flexure


Find a translation for the flexure definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these flexure definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"flexure." STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 19 Jan. 2017. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for flexure? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for flexure:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.