[ noun ] (physics) the property of being flexible
Used in print(Mr. America, 4:6...)
It increases flexibility of the legs .(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
The gymnast must develop strength , flexibility , coordination , timing , rhythm , courage , discipline , persistence and the desire for perfection .
Dance teachers can respond to President_Kennedy 's request not_only through their regular dance work , but also through the kind of basic gymnastic work that makes_for strength and flexibility .
Very little in today 's living provides the strength we need , and nothing provides the flexibility .
Dancers do have flexibility .
[ noun ] the quality of being adaptable or variable
"he enjoyed the flexibility of his working arrangement"
Used in print(Public Papers of the Presidents of the U.S. D. D....)
I strongly recommend to the Congress the avoidance of mandatory floors on the size of the reserve components so that we may have the flexibility to make adjustments in keeping with military necessity .(Morton A. Kaplan and Nicholas de B. Katzenbach,...)
On_the_one_hand , the major European_nations had to maintain vis-a-vis each other an emphasis upon sovereignty , independence , formal equality - thus insuring for themselves individually an optimal freedom of action to maintain the `` flexibility of alignment '' that the system required and to avoid anything approaching a repetition of the disastrous Napoleonic experience .