Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bent: as, a limb in a flexed position.
  • Specifically, in heraldry, said of an arm, a leg, or other bearing, bent naturally. Also flect, flectant, flected.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of flex.

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Examples

  • Then, after the songs release the label flexed its muscles and said

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  • Then, after the songs release the label flexed its muscles and said 'no' to radio stations playing it with no explanation given.

    WN.com - Articles related to Europe banks slide on Greek woes, U.S. probes

  • But Kiffin flexed his muscles in recruiting — pulling in the No. 1 ranked class, according to Rivals. com — so there is enviable talent on hand as the Trojans try to reclaim the Pac-10 title after they went 5-4 in conference games, tied for fifth.

    Around the Pac-10 Conference

  • KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Ticker) -- Ivan McFarlin flexed his muscles and took the fight out of Eastern Washington.

    USATODAY.com

  • KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Ticker) -- Ivan McFarlin flexed his muscles and took the fight out of Eastern Washington.

    USATODAY.com

  • The sword flexed, singing as it cut through the air.

    The Players

  • You can see how it kind of flexed and got -- it was loose, and it took them a little while to get those solar arrays up and running, as they should.

    CNN Transcript Sep 14, 2006

  • Mr Thomas said he told Mr Holland that if the covenants were not "flexed" then Feltex would require a waiver.

    National Business Review (NBR) New Zealand

  • The Vikings' game at Philadelphia on Dec. 26 has been "flexed" to a Sunday night start on NBC, meaning that instead of kicking off at noon CST it will now begin at 7:20 p.m.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • The game is being telecast by NBC, which picked up the telecast when the NFL "flexed" out of the Bengals-Chargers as its prime-time matchup.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

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