flex
I. verb Etymology: Latin flexus, past participle of flectere to bend Date: circa 1521 transitive verb 1. to bend especially repeatedly 2. a. to move muscles so as to cause flexion of (a joint) b. to move or tense (a muscle) by contraction 3. use, demonstrate <
flexing her skills as a singer
>
intransitive verb bend II. noun Etymology: short for flexible cord Date: 1905 chiefly British an electric cord III. noun Date: circa 1934 an act or instance of flexing

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  • Flex — Flex, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flexed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flexing}.] [L. flexus, p. p. of flectere to bend, perh. flectere and akin to falx sickle, E. falchion. Cf. {Flinch}.] To bend; as, to flex the arm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flex — GNU flex «fast lex», GNU вариант программы для построения лексических анализаторов. Adobe Flex технология, расширяющая возможности Flash, продукт компании Adobe …   Википедия

  • Flex — Flex, n. Flax. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flex — [ fleks ] verb transitive to move or bend a muscle or body part, usually in order to stretch or exercise it flex your muscles to show how powerful or strong you are, especially as a warning or threat to another person or country …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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