NounInflection (countable and uncountable; plural Inflections)
- (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.
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