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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bending, bendnoun

    movement that causes the formation of a curve

  2. deflection, deflexion, bendingnoun

    the property of being bent or deflected

  3. bendingnoun

    the act of bending something

Wiktionary

  1. bendingnoun

    A motion or action that bends.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bending

    of Bend

  2. Bendingnoun

    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. Asmi Fathelbab:

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. Auguste Rodin:

    In short, Beauty is everywhere. It is not that she is lacking to our eye, but our eyes which fail to perceive her. Beauty is character and expression. Well, there is nothing in nature which has more character than the human body. In its strength and its grace it evokes the most varied images. One moment it resembles a flower: the bending torso is the stalk; the breasts, the head, and the splendor of the hair answer to the blossoming of the corolla. The next moment it recalls the pliant creeper, or the proud and upright sapling.

  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. Chalmers Carr:

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

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