flex·​ur·​al | \ ˈflek-sh(ə-)rəl How to pronounce flexural (audio) \

Definition of flexural

1 : of, relating to, or resulting from flexure
2 : characterized by flexure

Examples of flexural in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This material has high tensile-impact and flexural strength. Craig Caudill, Outdoor Life, "11 Used Firearms that Make Dependable Camp Guns," 13 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of flexural

1877, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for flexural

flexure + -al entry 1

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“Flexural.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flexural. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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