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Synonyms for flexure

Synonyms for flexure

the state of being flexed (as of a joint)

an angular or rounded shape made by folding

act of bending a joint


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The advanced flexure of this linear motor means that the damage is applied to the specimen, not the seals and bearings of a standard test system, reducing maintenance costs and increasing product test time per system.
This was found to be due to closed loop obstruction between the terminal ileum adherent to the pelvis as a result of peritoneal disease and local relapse at the splenic flexure resulting in accumulation of mucus and formation of a mucocele.
Specimens were machined, conditioned, and tested in flexure according to the guidelines in ASTM D143-00 (ASTM 2000).
Shoulders and flexure are absent or very weakly developed and the neck, if present, is about 1/3 of the total length of the vesicle.
He cited anatomic studies that suggest 5% of the population has an underdeveloped or absent marginal artery of Drummond connection in the region of the splenic flexure, rendering this area susceptible to ischemia.
The "four-bar" design of the sensors offers better stability and resistance to off-axis components than single diaphragm designs by incorporating a flexible diaphragm that parallels the measuring flexure.
Flexure Engineering hosted leading space scientists, engineers and researchers from around the world at the 3rd International Workshop on LunarCubes (LCW 3) recently held November 13-15 in Palo Alto, California.
Design of symmetric conicsection flexure hinges based on closed-form compliance equations, Mechanism and Machine Theory 37: 477-498.
Plastics lab staff spend considerable time conducting tensile, flexure and impact tests, together with other mechanical standard tests to determine material characteristics.
Called the FlexTester, it is capable of generating force-displacement curves in tension, compression or flexure, according to the manufacturer.
The weigher uses a patented model 15L precision flexure plate suspension scale with FMSS technology.
Chander and her associates observed that the frequency of clinically important lesions that were proximal to the splenic flexure was significantly higher in blacks (35%) and Hispanics (27%), compared with whites (13%) and patients from other ethnic groups (8%).
18, should be incorporated into the flexure formula when estimating the bending moment capacity of round tenons.
Uniprene XL compounds are even more rubber-like than conventional TPVs, enabling processors to meet more stringent requirements for dynamic components that undergo repeated flexure, or for applications in aggressive end-use environments," says Tonya McBride, Teknor sales engineer.