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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]

in·flec·tion

, inflexion (in-flek'shŭn)
An inward bending.
[L. in-flecto, pp. -flexus, to bend]
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Multilingualism adds certainty to the language aspect of the analysis by reducing the availability of linguistic accidence. It does so in two ways, each illustrated below: eliminating outliers, and resolving ambiguity.
Practical problems were next on the agenda: how to build up and teach vocabulary; how to mark unseens and help pupils improve; the allocation of marks in Senior Certificate Latin; and how important was a thorough knowledge of the rules of accidence and syntax in the context of the current trend in examining.
How to build sentences of such transparency The strange accidence of those pictures of the dead Peels away to reveal a grammar of humanness Life our school, knowledge of suffering our teacher.
It is so no matter of accidence that we witness Scotus, together with univocalizing being, capsizing as well some necessitarian credentials of knowledge.
Seventy years before delicacy was expected of men as well as women; see Hugh Jones, An Accidence to the English Tongue (London: John Clarke, 1724), pp.
'The branch of language study or linguistics which deals with the means of showing the relationship between words in use, traditionally divided into the study of inflections (or morphology) and of the structure of sentences (syntax) accidence, and often including also phonology.'
In the divine scheme of things nobody enters the world by chance or accidence and God has a plan on the life of every human being placed on earth.
In an attempt to address the duration of the heat episodes, we used the heat wave duration index [a binary variable indicating accidence of the normal daily maximum temperatures by 5[degree]C for > 5 consecutive days (Frich et al.
The accidence resulted in the death of the driver of the motorcycle and his companion.
Sometime after this, my brother Joseph Proctor happened to be in Company where 1 was who told me that Thomas Choat told him that there was a Sad Accidence fallen out in our family and that was my daughter Martha was with child and said Choat further to him that it was feared it was by one of her Brothers, which saying my sons then having heard took on exceeding and resolved that it she did not tell the right father they would turn her out of the house for they would be scandalized for her.
The definition of a road danger zone is meant for places on the roads where accidence occur frequently.
He said when this accidence took placed, he was in Karachi.