Definition of Deflex

1. Adjective. (archery of a bow) Having the arms curved or curled at the base so as to turn towards the archer when unstrung, reducing the strain on the limbs and also the energy stored by the weapon. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deflex

1. to bend down [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deflex

deflection
deflection change
deflection changes
deflection coils
deflection difference
deflection differences
deflectionize
deflections
deflective
deflective occlusal contact
deflectometer
deflector
deflectors
deflects
deflesh
deflex (current term)
deflexed
deflexes
deflexing
deflexion
deflexional
deflexions
deflexure
deflexures
deflocculate
deflocculated
deflocculates
deflocculating
deflocculation
deflocculations

Literary usage of Deflex

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1. Botanical Commentaries by Jonathan Stokes (1830)
"A seta terminated by 3 deflex aculei, as in Myosotis Lappula. Obs. 4988. A species of hamus. Phil. bot. 109. 746. ..."

2. Amaryllidaceae: Preceded by an Attempt to Arrange the Monocotyledonous by William Herbert (1837)
"The perianth said to have a tendency to be bilabiate and the filaments to be deflex point to that genus; but a sessile or subsessile germen, erect perianth, ..."

3. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"D. forceĀ». In Mechanics, those forces which aet upon n moving body in such manner as to turn it from the course which it is primarily pursuing. deflex'ed. ..."

4. A Botanical Materia Medica by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"Leaves lanceolate, revolute at the margin, the lower coriaceous, deflex. Umbel roundish ; branches 14, ..."

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