Flexible vs Rebounding - What's the difference?

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Flexible is a related term of rebounding.


As nouns the difference between flexible and rebounding

is that flexible is (chiefly|engineering|and|manufacturing) something that is flexible while rebounding is the act of something that rebounds.

As an adjective flexible

is capable of being flexed or bent without breaking; able to be turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; not stiff or brittle.

As a verb rebounding is

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flexible

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Capable of being flexed or bent without breaking; able to be turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; not stiff or brittle.
  • When the splitting wind Makes flexible the knees of knotted oaks. -
  • Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering.
  • Phocion was a man of great severity, and no ways flexible to the will of the people. - .
    Women are soft, mild, pitiful, and flexible . -
  • Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language.
  • This was a principle more flexible to their purpose. -Rogers.

    Synonyms

    * bendsome * ductile * inconstant * manageable * obsequious * pliant * pliable * supple * tractable * wavering

    Derived terms

    * flexibly * flexibleness

    See also

    * foldable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chiefly, engineering, and, manufacturing) Something that is flexible.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=August 19, author=Terry McCrann, title=Win-win deal for the times, work=Herald Sun citation
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    References

    * * (flexible) * (flexibility) ----

    rebounding

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of something that rebounds.
  • * 1996 , R. W. Sharples, Stoics, Epicureans and Sceptics (page 138)
  • It seems hard to suppose that the collisions and reboundings of the atoms cancel out the downward movement of everything entirely.