FLEXURE

, or Flexion, is the bending or curving of a line or figure.

When a line first bends one way, and then gradually changes to a bend the contrary way, the point where the two parts join, or where the bending changes to the other side, is called the point of inflexion, or of contrary Flexure.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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