Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun flexure

3 senses of flexure

Sense 1
flexure, flection, flexion -- (the state of being flexed (as of a joint))
       => physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition -- (the condition or state of the body or bodily functions)

Sense 2
fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend -- (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")
       => angular shape, angularity -- (a shape having one or more sharp angles)

Sense 3
flexion, flexure -- (act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased)
       => bending -- (the act of bending something)

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