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Definitions of bend:
  • noun:   curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
  • noun:   diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left
  • noun:   a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
  • noun:   a circular segment of a curve
    Example: "A bend in the road"
  • noun:   movement that causes the formation of a curve
  • noun:   an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    Example: "A bend of his elbow"
  • verb:   change direction
    Example: "The road bends"
  • verb:   form a curve
    Example: "The stick does not bend"
  • verb:   cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
    Example: "Bend the rod"
  • verb:   bend a joint
    Example: "Bend your knees"
  • verb:   turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest
  • verb:   bend one's back forward from the waist on down
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #52897)

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