• A change in the form of a word to express different grammatical categories.
  • A change in pitch or tone of voice.
  • A change in curvature from concave to convex or from convex to concave.
  • A turning away from a straight course.
  • diffraction


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  • From the English inflexion, from Middle French inflexion, from Latin inflexio, inflexionis; the spelling inflection is due to influence from correction.

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