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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 flex·i·ble /ˈflɛksəbəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 flex·i·ble /ˈflɛksəbəl/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 彈性的 FLEX

From: Network Terminology

 彈性 軟

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flex·i·ble a.
 1. Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; yielding to pressure; not stiff or brittle.
 When the splitting wind
 Makes flexible the knees of knotted oaks.   --Shak.
 2. 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.   --Bacon.
    Women are soft, mild, pitiful, and flexible.   --Shak.
 3. Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language.
    This was a principle more flexible to their purpose.   --Rogers.
 Syn: -- Pliant; pliable; supple; tractable; manageable; ductile; obsequious; inconstant; wavering.
 -- Flex*i*ble*ness, n. -- Flex*i*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: extended meanings; capable of change; "a flexible
             character"; "flexible schedules" [ant: inflexible]
      2: able to flex; able to bend easily; "slim flexible birches"
         [syn: flexile] [ant: inflexible]
      3: able to adjust readily to different conditions; "an
         adaptable person"; "a flexible personality"; "an elastic
         clause in a contract" [syn: elastic, pliable, pliant]
      4: bending and snapping back readily without breaking
      5: making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore
         through him...whenever he thought of...even the
         compromising Louis du Tillet" [syn: compromising, conciliatory]
         [ant: uncompromising]