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- adj. Deviating from a straight line.
- adj. Changed in form to reflect function (referring to a word).
- adj. Having inflected word forms.
- adj. bent or curved inward or downward
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of inflect.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bent; turned; deflected.
- adj. Having inflections; capable of, or subject to, inflection; inflective.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bent or turned from a direct line or course: as, an inflected ray of light.
- In zoöl., anat., and botany, bent or turned inward or downward: as, the inflected mandibular angle of marsupials; inflected leaves, stamens, or petals.
- In grammar, denoting change of office by variation of form: as, an inflected verb.
- Serrated, or bent inward, as contour-lines representing deep ravines or narrow valleys cutting into an escarpment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing alteration in form (especially by the addition of affixes)
- adj. (of the voice) altered in tone or pitch
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