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flex

flex

 
pronunciation:
fleks
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: flexed, flexes, flexing
definition 1: to bend, often repeatedly.
He flexed the paper straw until it broke.
antonyms:
straighten
definition 2: to contract, as a muscle that moves a joint.
When my calf muscle flexes, I often get a cramp.
 
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (chiefly British) a small flexible electrical cable with a protective coating, used to supply power from an outlet to an appliance; cord.