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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. Bhartrihari:

    The attribute most noble of the hand Is readiness in giving; of the head, Bending before a teacher; of the mouth, Veracious speaking; of a victor?s arms, Undaunted valour; of the inner heart, Pureness the most unsullied; of the ears, Delight in hearing and receiving truth?These are adornments of high-minded men, Better than all the majesty of Empire.

  2. Robert Sidoti:

    A lot of guys were saying 'I can’t touch my knees, let alone my toes. I would never go to a mostly women class and do things I’m no good at,' we rarely go into poses that require deep forward bending, twisting and binding.

  3. Auguste Rodin:

    The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms, Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.

  4. Chalmers Carr:

    There was no domestic workforce for me, it's tough work, out bending over, harvesting crops all day.

  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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