Meaning of bend

Definition of bend

(noun) a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
movement that causes the formation of a curve
curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"
a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left
black-and-white shorebird with stout legs and bill; feed on oysters etc.
(verb) change direction; "The road bends"
cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"
turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"

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