Information about English word BEND
Definitions of BEND
- To cause to change direction.
- To be inclined; to direct itself.
- To stoop.
- To bow in prayer, or in token of submission.
- A curve.
- A severe condition caused by excessively quick decompression, causing bubbles of nitrogen to form in the blood; decompression sickness.
- One of the honourable ordinaries formed by two diagonal lines drawn from the dexter chief to the sinister base; it generally occupies a fifth part of the shield if uncharged, but if charged one third.
- Turn; purpose; inclination; ends.
- In the leather trade, the best quality of sole leather; a butt; sometimes, half a butt cut lengthwise.
- Hard, indurated clay; bind.
- The thickest and strongest planks in a ship's sides, more generally called wales, which have the beams, knees, and futtocks bolted to them.
- The frames or ribs that form the ship's body from the keel to the top of the sides.
- A glissando, or glide between one pitch and another.
- To cause (something) to change its shape into a curve, by physical force, chemical action, or any other means.
- To become curved.
- To change direction.
- To force to submit.
- To submit.
- To apply to a task or purpose.
- To apply oneself to a task or purpose.
- To adapt or interpret to for a purpose or beneficiary.
- To tie, as in securing a line to a cleat; to shackle a chain to an anchor; make fast.
- To smoothly change the pitch of a note.
- To swing the body when rowing.
- Any of the various knots which join the ends of two lines.
- . Named after a 90-degree curve in the railway line.
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