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Flexion vs. Extension

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Flexionnoun

The act of bending a joint, especially a bone joint; the counteraction of extension.

Extensionnoun

The act of extending; a stretching out; enlargement in length or breadth; an increase

Flexionnoun

The state of being bent or flexed.

Extensionnoun

The state of being extended

Flexionnoun

Deviation from straightness.

Extensionnoun

That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space (or time, e.g. "spatiotemporal extension")

Flexionnoun

The variation of words by declension, comparison, or conjugation; inflection.

Extensionnoun

A part of a building that has been extended from the original

Flexionnoun

The act of flexing or bending; a turning.

Extensionnoun

(semantics) Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; — correlative of intension.

Flexionnoun

A bending; a part bent; a fold.

Extensionnoun

A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.

Flexionnoun

Syntactical change of form of words, as by declension or conjugation; inflection.

‘Express the syntactical relations by flexion.’;

Extensionnoun

(medicine) The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.

Flexionnoun

The bending of a limb or joint; that motion of a joint which gives the distal member a continually decreasing angle with the axis of the proximal part; - distinguished from extension.

Extensionnoun

(weightlifting) An exercise in which an arm or leg is straightened against resistance.

Flexionnoun

the state of being flexed (as of a joint)

Extensionnoun

(fencing) A simple offensive action, consisting of extending the weapon arm forward.

Flexionnoun

deviation from a straight or normal course

Extensionnoun

(telecommunication) A numerical code used to specify a specific telephone in a telecommunication network.

Flexionnoun

act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased

Extensionnoun

(computing) A file extension.

‘Files with the .txt extension usually contain text.’;

Extensionnoun

(computing) An optional software component that adds functionality to an application.

‘a browser extension’;

Extensionnoun

(logic) The set of tuples of values that, used as arguments, satisfy the predicate.

Extensionnoun

(grammar) A kind of derivative morpheme applied to verbs in Bantu languages.

Extensionnoun

The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion.

Extensionnoun

That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space.

Extensionnoun

Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; - correlative of intension.

‘The law is that the intension of our knowledge is in the inverse ratio of its extension.’; ‘The extension of [the term] plant is greater than that of geranium, because it includes more objects.’;

Extensionnoun

The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.

Extensionnoun

The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion.

Extensionnoun

A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.

Extensionnoun

a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt;

‘they applied for an extension of the loan’;

Extensionnoun

act of expanding in scope; making more widely available;

‘extension of the program to all in need’;

Extensionnoun

the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions

Extensionnoun

an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who not enrolled as regular students

Extensionnoun

act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb

Extensionnoun

a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one to three letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename;

‘most applications provide extensions for the files they create’; ‘most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS’;

Extensionnoun

the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to;

‘the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos’;

Extensionnoun

the ability to raise the working leg high in the air;

‘the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension’; ‘good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability’;

Extensionnoun

amount or degree or range to which something extends;

‘the wire has an extension of 50 feet’;

Extensionnoun

an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line

Extensionnoun

an addition to the length of something

Extensionnoun

an addition that extends a main building

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