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Synonyms for flexure
ˈflɛk ʃərflex·ure

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flexure, flection, flexionnoun

    the state of being flexed (as of a joint)

    Synonyms:
    flection, inflection, crease, fold, bend, flexion, crimp, plication

  2. fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bendnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    turn, sheep pen, curve, plication, bending, sheepcote, faithful, flexion, bend, bend dexter, crease, crimp, wrinkle, seam, twist, flection, creese, plica, sheepfold, pleating, fold, line, furrow, folding, crinkle, crook, congregation, crimper, flock, kris

  3. flexion, flexurenoun

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

    Synonyms:
    flection, inflection, crease, fold, bend, flexion, plication, crimp

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flexurenoun

    Synonyms:
    bonding

  2. flexurenoun

    Synonyms:
    bend, crook, turn, fold

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  1. List of paraphrases for "flexure":

    bending, flexion, flexing, deflection

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