What does Bending mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bending, bend(noun)

    movement that causes the formation of a curve

  2. deflection, deflexion, bending(noun)

    the property of being bent or deflected

  3. bending(noun)

    the act of bending something

Wiktionary

  1. bending(Noun)

    A motion or action that bends.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bending

    of Bend

  2. Bending(noun)

    the marking of the clothes with stripes or horizontal bands

Freebase

  1. Bending

    In engineering mechanics, bending characterizes the behavior of a slender structural element subjected to an external load applied perpendicularly to a longitudinal axis of the element. The structural element is assumed to be such that at least one of its dimensions is a small fraction, typically 1/10 or less, of the other two. When the length is considerably longer than the width and the thickness, the element is called a beam. For example, a closet rod sagging under the weight of clothes on clothes hangers is an example of a beam experiencing bending. On the other hand, a shell is a structure of any geometric form where the length and the width are of the same order of magnitude but the thickness of the structure is considerably smaller. A large diameter, but thin-walled, short tube supported at its ends and loaded laterally is an example of a shell experiencing bending. In the absence of a qualifier, the term bending is ambiguous because bending can occur locally in all objects. To make the usage of the term more precise, engineers refer to the bending of rods, the bending of beams, the bending of plates, the bending of shells and so on.

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How to say Bending in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bending in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Bending in a Sentence

  1. Author Unknown:

    Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.

  2. Andre Bakhos:

    You would think that a 6 percent China move amid the recent currency adjustments would have netted a more negative result, when we approach downside sell-offs the market is bending but not breaking and when we get towards the upper end of the range there is not enough to push it through, so it's been a rubber band kind of mentality.

  3. Donald Trump:

    There's so many things that you can learn from it. Proverbs, the chapter, 'never bend to envy.' I've had that thing all of my life where people are bending to envy. Actually, it's an incredible book, so many things you can learn from the Bible and you can lead your life. I'm not just talking in terms of religion; I'm talking in terms of leading a life even beyond religion. There are so many brilliant things in the Bible, the Bible is special, the Bible -- the more you see it, the more you read it, the more incredible it is. I don't like to use this analogy, but like a great movie, a great, incredible movie. You'll see it once it will be good. You'll see it again. You can see it 20 times and every time you'll appreciate it more. The Bible is the most special thing.

  4. Clive Dawson:

    The world climate has changed completely, but for the ones who are brave, the opportunities are enormous because the government is bending over backwards to help investors.

  5. Asmi Fathelbab:

    It was disgusting, i ran the youth program in the building and with that comes bending down and talking to small children. You have no idea what it was like to stand up and feel that behind you. I couldn’t scream because I didn’t want to scare the child in front of me. It left me shaking.

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