flection vs flexion what difference

what is difference between flection and flexion

English

Etymology

An alteration of flexion, from Latin.

Noun

flection (countable and uncountable, plural flections)

  1. Alternative spelling of flexion


English

Etymology

From Latin flexiō.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈflɛk.ʃən/

Noun

flexion (countable and uncountable, plural flexions)

  1. The act of bending a joint, especially a bone joint; the counteraction of extension.
  2. The state of being bent or flexed.
  3. Deviation from straightness.
  4. (grammar, dated) The variation of words by declension, comparison, or conjugation; inflection.

Related terms

Translations


French

Etymology

From Latin flexiō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /flɛk.sjɔ̃/

Noun

flexion f (plural flexions)

  1. (grammar) inflection

Further reading

  • “flexion” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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