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flexure

[′flek·shər]
(embryology)
A sharp bend of the anterior part of the primary axis of the vertebrate embryo.
(geology)
A broad, domed structure.
A fold.
(mechanics)
The deformation of any beam subjected to a load.
Any deformation of an elastic body in which the points originally lying on any straight line are displaced to form a plane curve.
(vertebrate zoology)
The last joint of a bird's wing.

flexure

The bending of a member, as under a load.
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The flexural properties were determined according to ASTM D790 and performed on a MTS QTest/25.
For the flexural test, each specimen had a rectangular dimension of 70 mm X 14 mm X 3 mm.
Thus, the objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of several surface agents on the flexural strength ([alpha]) of bilaminated specimens composed by Y-TZP and porcelain, to test the null hypothesis that these agents would not increase their flexural strength values and reliability.
The values for flexural rigidity obtained for Poaceae are very similar.
Coconut shell powder was used with different wt variations viz 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 to evaluate the tensile and flexural properties of the filler dropped polyester composites.
Compressive strength, however, may not capture potential issues during the quality assurance testing because different factors affect compressive versus flexural strength.
As shown in Figure 4(a), the flexural strengths of sapphire and Zr[O.sub.2] at 25[degrees]C are 740.8 MPa and 603.1 MPa, respectively, while the flexural strengths of 99[Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] and 97[Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] are 292.7 MPa and 272.8 MPa, respectively.
The typical microcracking patterns of specimen under uniaxial tensile and flexural loading are shown in Figure 5.
The residual flexural strength results of mortars after exposure to 300, 600 and 900[degrees]C temperatures are presented in Table 4.
Afterward, five (5) samples of both plaster A and plaster B are prepared according to water /plaster ratio of 50%, 60%, and 70% before subjected to the flexural testing which was done according to ASTM C293-08 [8].
It was concluded that composition of dental composite materials significantly affects their flexural strength.