English - Alternative Forms
English - Etymology
English - Pronunciation
- IPA(key): /ɪnˈflɛkʃən/
- Rhymes: -ɛkʃən
- Hyphenation: in‧flec‧tion
English - Noun
- (grammar) A change in the form of a word that reflects a change in grammatical function.
- A change in pitch or tone of voice.
- (mathematics) A change in curvature from concave to convex or from convex to concave.
- A turning away from a straight course.
- (optometry) diffraction