Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to flexure or the bending of an elastic solid; producing or tending to produce flexure: as, a flexural stress.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or resulting from, flexure; of the nature of, or characterized by, flexure.

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  • adjective of, or relating to, flexure

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Examples

  • These forces, known as flexural forces, consist of matching compressive and tensile forces.

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  • In particular, the scientists measured a feature called flexural rigidity - a combination of high bone density and large cross-sectional area that allows a bone to resist bending.

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  • Geologists often talk about the "flexural" link between tectonic loads and sedimentary basins, but they rarely do the math.

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  • Geologists often talk about the "flexural" link between tectonic loads and sedimentary basins, but they rarely do the math.

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  • Perhaps, because implementing the "flexural" model is tedious, specially if it is done in spreadsheets.

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  • Perhaps, because implementing the "flexural" model is tedious, specially if it is done in spreadsheets.

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  • More technically, the New Phytologist of October 2003 defines some of the traits shown in a study of sclerophylly: “Of the structural properties, strength, toughness and flexural stiffness each made substantial independent contributions to the variation in sclerophylly indices, but the best individual explanators were flexural stiffness and strength.”

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  • We find that the sudden relaxation of the curvature at the newly freed end leads to a burst of flexural waves, whose dynamics are described by a self-similar solution with no adjustable parameters.

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  • These flexural waves locally increase the curvature in the rod and we argue that this counter-intuitive mechanism is responsible for the fragmentation of brittle rods under bending.

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  • More technically, the New Phytologist of October 2003 defines some of the traits shown in a study of sclerophylly: “Of the structural properties, strength, toughness and flexural stiffness each made substantial independent contributions to the variation in sclerophylly indices, but the best individual explanators were flexural stiffness and strength.”

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