The last joint, or bend, of the wing of a bird. (noun)
The small distortion of an astronomical instrument caused by the weight of its parts; the amount to be added or subtracted from the observed readings of the instrument to correct them for this distortion. (noun)
Examples of word flexure
In the study proximal colon cancers included the cecum, ascending colon, up to the point of the hepatic flexure, which is the point where the colon makes a turn to become the transverse colon.
The details of a manufacturing process to make an alloy that has superior strength and flexure properties (and could be used as a spring in a chip-clip) is very valuable to the public.
Speed, and its derivatives, acceleration and flexure, are based on measured time.
It is caused by the expansion of bottom crevasses and tidal flexure along grounding lines, supported by water pressure in the crevasses.
Flex Sig if done to the splenic flexure or about the 40 cm. levelat best may be 60 to 70% as sensitive as colonoscopy.