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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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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. Matt Lauer:

    Keep bending over like that, it’s a nice view.

  3. Tiger Woods:

    I walk. And I walk ... I'm just walking, and that's it, i would like to be able to get to that first (bending over to pick up ball). If I can get to that, then we can start talking about golf.

  4. Elijah Cummings:

    House Judiciary Committee is bending over backwards to act in good faith, but White House has refused to produce a single piece of paper or a single witness to date, white House also withheld from House Judiciary Committee the policies that were in place during the first year and a half of the Trump Administration-which even General John Kelly admitted was plagued with problems.

  5. Aesop:

    The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.

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