flex

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Flexibility, pliancy
To tighten the muscles for display of size or strength

He rubbed his hands together. Believe it or not, there was a time when I considered giving acting a go. What do you think, Miss Fox? He flexed impressive biceps. Would I have had a chance against the Schwarzeneggers and the Chuck Norris types?.

Any flexible insulated electrical wiring
The act of flexing
A point of inflection
To move part of the body using one's muscles
To repeatedly bend one of one's joints
To bend something
cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
{i} electrical cord; electrical wire; flexible insulated electrical cable
The characteristic bending movement of wooden coasters
To bend slightly or relax a portion of the body Example the flex of the knee
exhibit the strength of; "The victorious army flexes its invincibility
How the rod bends during the cast A fly rod must flex in a special fashion to cast the fly line; this flex comes from the weight of the fly line, not the fly or leader If the line is too light for the rod, the rod may not flex enough, and the angler must work harder to make the cast If the line is too heavy, it may cause a sloppy cast A balanced flex is the key to successful casting
The movement of filter media primarily during the cleaning cycles can lead to long term damage due to fiber-to-fiber abrasion Also, new bags can be flexed (bent) by rough treatment during shipping and installation
Flexible electrical conduit used for non-exposed applications
Flax
contract; "flex a muscle"
Bend or decrease angle of a joint; contract a muscle
A flex is an electric cable containing two or more wires that is connected to an electrical appliance
exhibit the strength of; "The victorious army flexes its invincibility"
to flex your muscles: see muscle. an electrical wire covered with plastic, used to connect electrical equipment to an electricity supply American Equivalent: cord lead
To bend; as, to flex the arm
(also "frequency") the relative strength (stiffness or softness) of a club shaft Example: Golf club shafts come in different flexes: L (Ladies), A (Senior), R (Regular), S (Stiff) and X (Extra-Stiff) are the most common, but they are also measured by numerical frequency
The degree that a club's shaft bends upon impact with the ball
bend; fold
Property of the relative bending ability of a shaft typically designated as L (ladies), A (senior), R (regular), S (stiff), X (extra stiff) As a guideline, a player should use the most flexible shaft that they can control
bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
The flexibility of a ski, due partly to the camber and partly to the materials used A ski with little flex is better for hard-packed snow and Alpine skiing, while more flex is desirable for softer, deeper snow and most cross country skiing
the act of flexing; "he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies"
A measure of how much a certain part will bend under varying degrees of pressure or force Every part will bend or flex, some more than others
a move that transforms a flexagon from one state to another by altering the arrangement of the segments or surfaces within the stacks and/or the number of stacks between which the segments are divided
form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
The characterisitc bending movement of wooden coasters
The common term given to the relative bending properties of a golf club shaft Flex is usually identified by a letter: L for Ladies, A for Amateur, R for regular, S for Stiff and X for Extra Stiff
How much, and where, a board bends Freestylers typically look for softer flexing boards; carvers for stiffer ones Softer boards can be more forgiving but more difficult to control on hard snow or at higher speeds Stiffer boards grip ice and hard snow better, and provide stability at speed
Term used to describe the stiffness and pattern of how a snowboard flexes i e stiff, medium, soft
A slight bending of a portion of the body as opposed to an exaggerated bending
{f} bend; bend repeatedly; display muscles, move muscles
the act of flexing; "he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies" cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar" bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees" contract; "flex a muscle" exhibit the strength of; "The victorious army flexes its invincibility
If you flex your muscles or parts of your body, you bend, move, or stretch them for a short time in order to exercise them. He slowly flexed his muscles and tried to stand
A piece of metal tube with a specific length which connects a pipe style exhaust to the cylinder The exact length of the flex may vary and affects the driving characteristics A different track may need a different flex Hence choosing the right length flex becoms part of the setup
Modern buildings with space dedicated to research/product development, or buildings in industrial settings with high percentage of office/Showroom style finish
Federation Licensing Examination (see USMLETM )
move or move with
Term used to describe the stiffness and pattern of how a snowboard flexes i e , stiff, medium, soft
to repeatedly bend one of ones joints
A project with a flexible use date This refers to projects lowest on the ITV priority list (i e , those which have no specific requestor or "use" date)
to move part of the body using ones muscles
(aka: "frequency") the relative strength (stiffness or softness) of a club shaft Indicated as a numerical frequency however usually designated on the shaft of each club as follows: L-Ladies, A-Senior, R-Regular, S-Stiff, or X-Extra stiff These examples are listed from most flexible to least flexible (most stiff) A faster clubhead speed is required to regularly benefit from the attributes of a stiffer shaft
flex one's muscles
To make a show of strength

But at a time of a growing perception in the West that China is flexing its muscles , countries closer to China’s shores also worry that it might be getting more assertive.

flex one's muscles
To tense and bend one's flexor muscles
flex time
{i} flextime, job that features flexible work hours, flexible work hours, work hours which may be changed according to need
flex-
Variant of flexi-
flexing
The action of the verb to flex; a bending of something of a tightening of the muscles
flexing
Present participle of flex
flexed
{s} bent
flexed
Bent, as an arm or limb [EMBOWED ]
flexed
Bent upward
flexed
past of flex
flexes
plural of flex
flexes
third-person singular of flex
flexing
Tensing the muscle so that it is not relaxed and it is hard
flexing
The bending of a belt
flexing
In the karting context, flexing is what the frame does when cornering, since there is no suspension on a kart, and there is not differencial on the rear axle As a result the inner tire in a curve would scrub The flexing allows the inner tire to slightly lift off the ground, reducing tire scrub Stiffness, i e the flexing ability of the kart, greatly influences the handling and can be changed through various means
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