from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of flex.
- n. The action of the verb to flex; a bending of something, a tightening of the muscles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bending; in geology, a bending or crumpling of layers or strata.
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That's what I call flexing your imagination muscle!
That kind of flexing comes from the bespectacled “King Wild Boar” himself, Karl Rove.
A good idea when they were originally conceived, but, in flexing their muscles and demanding more of everything, have priced themselves and the products they represent, out of business.
She could even lift her foot an inch or so toward her leg. though the movement could hardly be called flexing the foot.
There had been a discussion about "flexing" or relaxing the covenants due to the costs of restructuring.
European Union and consortiums of politicians around the world with the intent of protecting your privacy: the letter to Google's Schmidt is an example of the sort of muscle flexing which is starting to be demonstrated.
Repeated "flexing" of the passenger sensing system mat in the front seat could cause the mat to "kink, bend or fold," GM said according to a notice posted on U.S. safety regulators'
Repeated "flexing" of the passenger sensing system mat in the front seat could cause the mat to "kink, bend or fold," according to a notice posted by the U.S.
The structure minimizes undesirable flexing, meaning the vehicle responds rigidly, directly and with practically no torsion.
For starters, it's not very flexible; sometimes it doesn't bend when you do, and the resulting "flexing" can wreak havoc on your PDA.
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