HyperDic: bending

English > 3 senses of the word bending:
NOUNeventbending, bendmovement that causes the formation of a curve
attributebending, deflection, deflexionthe property of being bent or deflected
actbendingthe act of bending something
bending > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'ndihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > bending: 3 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningmovement that causes the formation of a curve.
Synonymbend
Narrowerdeflection, deflexion, refractionThe amount by which a propagating / propagating wave is bent
Broadermovement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
Spanishcurvatura, encorvadura, encorvamiento
English > bending: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of being bent or deflected.
Synonymsdeflection, deflexion
Narrowerrefractivity, refractivenessThe physical property of a medium as determined by its index of refraction
windage, wind deflectionThe deflection of a projectile resulting from the effects of wind
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
English > bending: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of bending something.
NarrowercrouchThe act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
flexion, flexureAct of bending a joint
hunchThe act of bending yourself into a humped position
incurvationThe action of creating a curved shape
Broaderchange of shapeAn action / action that changes the shape / shape of something
Spanishencorvadura, encorvamiento, flexión, inflexión
Catalanencorbament, flexió, inflexió

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