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inflection

 [in´flek-shun]
the act of bending inward, or the state of being bent inward.

in·flec·tion

, inflexion (in-flek'shŭn),
1. An inward bending.
2. Obsolete term for diffraction.
[L. in-flecto, pp. -flexus, to bend]

inflection

/in·flec·tion/ (-flek´shun) the act of bending inward, or the state of being bent inward.

inflection

the act of bending inward or the state of being bent inward.

in·flec·tion

, inflexion (in-flek'shŭn)
An inward bending.
[L. in-flecto, pp. -flexus, to bend]

inflection, inflexion

the act of bending inward, or the state of being bent inward.
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