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[fleks] /flɛks/
adjective
1.
Informal. flexible:
a flex program of workers' benefits.
Origin
shortening of flexible
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British Dictionary definitions for flexest

flex

/flɛks/
noun
1.
(Brit) a flexible insulated electric cable, used esp to connect appliances to mains US and Canadian name cord
2.
(informal) flexibility or pliability
verb
3.
to bend or be bent: he flexed his arm, his arm flexed
4.
to contract (a muscle) or (of a muscle) to contract
5.
(intransitive) to work according to flexitime
6.
to test or display (one's authority or strength)
Word Origin
C16: from Latin flexus bent, winding, from flectere to bend, bow
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Word Origin and History for flexest

flex

v.

1520s, probably a back-formation from flexible. Related: Flexed; flexing.

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flexest in Medicine

flex (flěks)
v. flexed, flex·ing, flex·es

  1. To bend.

  2. To contract a muscle.

  3. To move a joint so that the parts it connects approach each other.

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