Definition of Bending

1. Noun. Movement that causes the formation of a curve.

Exact synonyms: Bend
Generic synonyms: Motion, Movement
Specialized synonyms: Deflection, Deflexion, Refraction



2. Noun. The property of being bent or deflected.
Exact synonyms: Deflection, Deflexion
Generic synonyms: Physical Property
Specialized synonyms: Wind Deflection, Windage, Refractiveness, Refractivity

3. Noun. The act of bending something.
Generic synonyms: Change Of Shape
Specialized synonyms: Flexion, Flexure, Crouch, Hunch, Incurvation

Definition of Bending

1. n. The marking of the clothes with stripes or horizontal bands.

Definition of Bending

1. Verb. (present participle of bend) ¹

2. Noun. A motion or action that bends. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bending

1. bend [v] - See also: bend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bending

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bendazac
bendazolic acid
bended
bendee
bendees
bender tent
benders
bendest
bendeth
bendier
bendies
bendiest
bendiness
bending (current term)
bending fracture
bending the truth
bendingly
bendings
bendiocarb
bendir
bendirs
bendless
bendlet
bendlets
bendly
bendrofluazide
bendroflumethiazide
bends

Literary usage of Bending

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"For out- of-plane bending one expects a "normal" méthylène type of ... For in-plane bending the lowest energy configuration for a linear form is p*. ..."

2. Gymnastic Teaching by William Skarstrom (1914)
"Knee bending and Alternate Knee bending; Foot Placings; Side Lunge; ... Hip grasp st. knee bending with simultaneous heel raising (2 count movement). ..."

3. Scientific Papers by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1902)
"IN a former publication* "On the Infinitesimal bending of Surfaces of Revolution," I have applied the theory of bending to explain the deformation and ..."

4. Mathematical and Physical Papers: Collected from Different Scientific by Baron William Thomson Kelvin, Sir Joseph Larmor, James Prescott Joule (1890)
"... rod the flexural rigidity is equal in all planes through the axis, and that the plane of flexure always agrees with the plane of the bending couple; ..."

5. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1897)
"For I beams of the same weight and proportioned sections, the aluminum beam gives 2.83 times the ultimate resistance to bending, 4.45 times the elastic ..."

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