from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of causing to bend, or the state of being bent or deflected; a deflection.
  • noun Decoration (of clothes) with stripes or horizontal bands.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The marking of the clothes with stripes or horizontal bands.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of bend.
  • noun A motion or action that bends.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of being bent or deflected
  • noun movement that causes the formation of a curve
  • noun the act of bending something


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