bend

  1. a circular segment of a curve
  2. movement that causes the formation of a curve
  3. curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
  4. an angular shape made by folding
  5. a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
  6. diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left

Bend

to attach two ropes by means of a know

Bend

In heraldry, a bend is one of the nine honourable ordinaries, consisting of a belt drawn diagonally from the dexter chief to the sinister base, and occupying one third of the field.
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bend

[n] - a circular segment of a curve 2. [n] - a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range 3. [n] - diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left 4. [n] - curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.) 5. [v] - form a curve 6. [v] - change direction 7. [v]
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Bend

broad diagonal line in HERALDRY
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Bend

Bend transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bended or Bent ; present participle & verbal noun Bending .] [ Anglo-Saxon bendan to bend, from bend a band, bond, from bindan to bind. See Bind ,
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Bend

Bend intransitive verb 1. To be moved or strained out of a straight line; to crook or be curving; to bow. « The green earth's end Where the bowed welkin slow doth bend . Milton. » 2. To jut over; to overhang. « There is a cliff, whose high and ben...
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Bend

Bend noun [ See Bend , transitive verb , and confer Bent , noun ] 1. A turn or deflection from a straight line or from the proper direction or normal position; a curve; a crook; as, a slight bend of the body; a bend ...
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bend

1. A turn or deflection from a straight line or from the proper direction or normal position; a curve; a crook; as, a slight bend of the body; a bend in a road. ... 2. Turn; purpose; inclination; ends. 'Farewell, poor swain; thou art not for my bend.' (Fletcher) ... 3. A knot by which one rope is fastened to another or to an anchor, spar, or post. ...
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bend

curve noun curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
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bend

noun diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left
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Bend

• (n.) same as caisson disease. Usually referred to as the bends. • (v. i.) To be moved or strained out of a straight line; to crook or be curving; to bow. • (n.) A band. • (n.) Turn; purpose; inclination; ends. • (n.) A knot by which one rope is fastened to another or to an anchor, spar, or post. • (v. t.) To apply cl...
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bend

(from the article `heraldry`) ...as numbering about 20. Among them are: the chief, being the top third of the shield; the pale, a third of the shield, drawn perpendicularly ...
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Bend

city, seat (1916) of Deschutes county, central Oregon, U.S. It lies along the Deschutes River, in the eastern foothills of the Cascade Range (west), ...
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Bend

In nautical terms, a bend is a joining of two ropes.
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Bend

Sole leather made from the rear portion of a heavy cattle hide divided along the line of the backbone, after removal of bellies and shoulder.
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Bend

Bend, city (1990 pop. 20,469), seat of Deschutes co., W central Oregon, on the Deschutes River, at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range; inc. 1904. Lumbering is the primary industry, and tourism is also important. Bend is the headquarters for Deschutes National Forest, which encompasses Newberry Na...
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bend

The curve on a shot created by sidespin.
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Bend

A knot used to join two ropes or lines. Also see hitch.
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Bend

[heraldry] In heraldry, a bend is a band or strap running from the upper dexter (the bearer`s right and the viewer`s left) corner of the shield to the lower sinister (right). Authorities differ as to how much of the field it should cover, ranging from one-fifth (if shown between other charges) up to one-third (if charged alone). The suppose...
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Bend

Bend can also refer to: ==Engineering and construction== ==Places== ...
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Bend

A knot used to join two ropes or lines. Also see hitch.
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bend

jazz term referring either to establishing a pitch, sliding down half a step and returning to the original pitch or sliding up half a step from the original note.
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bend

jazz term referring either to establishing a pitch, sliding down half a step and returning to the original pitch or sliding up half a step from the original note. With the electric guitar, bending is widely used in blues, blues-rock, and rock and, to a somewhat different fashion, in jazz.
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Bend

The laterally arced position in which the horse’s body appears to form a uniform curve from poll to tail. Attributes of bending include lateral flexion at the poll, stretching of the outer side of the body, lowering of the inner hip, and adduction of the inner hind and outer fore legs (see Flexion for more in-depth discussion of the elements of b...
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