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单词 flex
释义  flex1 /fleks/ verb [transitive]  1. BENDto tighten your muscles or bend part of your body 收紧〔肌肉〕;屈曲〔身体部位〕2  flex your muscles SHOW OFFto show your ability to do something, especially your skill or power 展示自己的才能〔尤指技艺或力量〕 The role will allow her to flex her acting muscles. 这个角色使她能够施展自己的表演才能。→ See Verb tableExamples from the Corpusflex• The former is the inability to extend the knee completely when the thigh is flexed.• I just hoped that all that flexing and twisting of the hull would not burst the 3,000 rattan lashings.• She watched him raise one hand to rub the nape of his neck, then flex his shoulder muscles.• The arms of the dead warrior seemed to flex, moved by heat, twisted by the consuming flame.• She let blood in, and flexed the fingers.• Lying as shown, flex the foot and swing the top leg forwards and backwards 5 times.• The raft had to flex to survive, but there was a serious penalty: the constant movement produced tremendous abrasion.Related topics: Electricity, Technologyflex2 noun [countable] British English  HPETan electrical wire covered with plastic, used to connect electrical equipment to an electricity supply 〔电器用〕花线,皮线 SYN American English cord → leadExamples from the Corpusflex• It's safe but you need to have a firm grip to cut a 13-amp flex.• The single framed print hanging on the wall on the first landing, the dead lightbulbs suspended pointlessly from their dusty flexes.• For the younger and fitter elderly person, though, the long flex is a very good idea.• Six amp three-core mains flex is used for the mains input which connects straight to the p.c.b.• The prosecution alleges Hammond attacked the girl with his hands, fists, a ruler and the flex from an electric kettle.• Suddenly Donald was tied to his chair with the flex from the lamp, the plug still attached.Origin flex (1500-1600) Latin flexus; → FLEXIBLE flex2 (1900-2000) flexibleflex1 verbflex2 nounChinese   Corpus bend of to tighten your or muscles part
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