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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decompression sickness, aeroembolism, air embolism, gas embolism, caisson disease, bendsnoun

    pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

Wiktionary

  1. bendsnoun

    A condition of bubbles in the blood which sometimes occurs during ascent.

  2. bendsnoun

    The thickest and strongest planks in a wooden ship's side, wales.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. bends

    The thickest and strongest planks on the outward part of a ship's side, between the plank-streaks on which men set their feet in climbing up. They are more properly called wales, or wails. They are reckoned from the water, and are distinguished by the titles of first, second, or third bend. They are the chief strength of a ship's sides, and have the beams, knees, and foot-hooks bolted to them. Bends are also the frames or ribs that form the ship's body from the keel to the top of the side, individualized by each particular station. That at the broadest part of the ship is denominated the midship-bend or dead-flat.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bends in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bends in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of bends in a Sentence

  1. City Council:

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said,' the moral arc of the universe bends toward justice,' and it takes all of us to usher it into existence.'.

  2. Thomas a Kempis:

    The good devout man first makes inner preparation for the actions he has later to perform. His outward actions do not draw him into lust and vice rather it is he who bends them into the shape of reason and right judgement. Who has a stiffer battle to fight than the man who is striving to conquer himself.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    People have lost confidence in its neutrality that justice is blind. Instead they think justice bends to Donald Trump's will.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Life is never static, and that's what I Think is the most beautiful aspect of Life. Life is beautiful because it is dynamic; because of her ups and downs, twists and bends, and ebbs and flows in general. Nothing is permanent ever, and only constant is the constant change. 'Even this shall pass!' is the mantra, and also a constant reminder for us, on every occasion when we feel very excited with life's flows, and during the darkest moments when we feel down and out with life's ebbs. The successes, disappointments, friendships, betrayals, helplessness, happiness and loneliness etc, all these will pass away, as the life moves on. So enjoy today, especially this moment and the power of 'Now.' Cheers!

  5. Alberto Esquenazi:

    When you walk, your hip bends at about half of the range that your knee bends— people don’t realize that. Your hip works a lot less than your knee from the perspective of movement … because they’re carrying the whole load of the hip muscles, they have to work harder.

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  • sukeltajantauti, alipainetautiFinnish

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