flexible meaning

EN[ˈflɛk.sɪ.bəl] [ˈflɛk.sə.bəl]
  • Flexible may refer to:
FR flexible
A flexible tube
A flexible tube

    Definition of flexible in English Dictionary

  • NounPLflexiblesSUF-ible
    1. (chiefly engineering and manufacturing) Something that is flexible.
      1. Alcan is mostly flexibles -- and so it boosts Amcor's flexible packaging business to a globally significant $7 billion one.
  • AdjectiveCOMmore flexibleSUPmost flexible
    1. Capable of being flexed or bent without breaking; able to be turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; not stiff or brittle.
      1. When the splitting wind Makes flexible the knees of knotted oaks. -William Shakespeare
    2. Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering.
      1. Phocion was a man of great severity, and no ways flexible to the will of the people. - Francis Bacon.
      2. Women are soft, mild, pitiful, and flexible. - William Shakespeare
    3. Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language.
      1. This was a principle more flexible to their purpose. -Rogers.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The relatively more preorganised binding sites of rotaxanes 1 and 3, as compared with the flexible propyl-linked axle component present in 2 , potentially enhances chloride binding.
      • Graphene could change the electronics industry, ushering in flexible devices, supercharged quantum computers, electronic clothing and computers that can interface with the cells in your body.
      • Both are syncretist collaborations between a flexible jazz musician and a famously uncompromising genius who invented his or her own style — two musicians of putatively different worlds.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Related Links:
      1. fr flexible
      2. en flexibles
      3. fr flexibles
      4. fr flexiblement
      5. en flexibleness
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of flexible for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "flexible" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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