Definitions for "Bend"
Keywords:  crook, sidespin, curve, meander, bow
To strain or move out of a straight line; to crook by straining; to make crooked; to curve; to make ready for use by drawing into a curve; as, to bend a bow; to bend the knee.
To be moved or strained out of a straight line; to crook or be curving; to bow.
To bow in prayer, or in token of submission.
One of the honorable ordinaries, containing a third or a fifth part of the field. It crosses the field diagonally from the dexter chief to the sinister base.
a diagonal band across the heraldic field.
A diagonal band from DEXTER CHIEF to SINISTER BASE. ( See also IN BEND and PER BEND )
Keywords:  spar, fasten, knot, tie, sail
To fasten, as one rope to another, or as a sail to its yard or stay; or as a cable to the ring of an anchor.
A knot by which one rope is fastened to another or to an anchor, spar, or post.
A type of knot used to connect a line to a spar or another line. Also the act of using such a knot.
Keywords:  incline, bollard, cleat, turn, shallow
To turn toward some certain point; to direct; to incline.
To be inclined; to be directed.
Turn; purpose; inclination; ends.
Keywords:  biamping
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"
Keywords:  somersault, jump
jump somersault
Rigging Beneaped Expressions
Keywords:  jut, overhang, over
To jut over; to overhang.
Keywords:  bent
A bend is part of the visual representation of an edge. It determines the coordinates where two segments of the edge connect. See Also Edge.
Damage to a frame rail or structural component in which the component is out of correct dimensional specification but is not severely weakened. The damage to a component has no sharp edges on the damage and forms a smooth transition from the undamaged area to the damaged area. A bend can normally be repaired without any permanent deformation to the metal.
Keywords:  caisson, disease, referred
same as caisson disease. Usually referred to as the bends.
Keywords:  oregon, cascade, town, eastern, foot
a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
Keywords:  indurated, clay, bind, hard
Hard, indurated clay; bind.
A turf, stone or log causing a partial interruption to the flow in a small main causing a slight bend in the water surface and finely adjusting the flow.
To cause to yield; to render submissive; to subdue.
Keywords:  bite, bet
Keywords:  lever, sliding, pitch, wheel, manner
To change pitch in a continuous sliding manner, usually using a pitch-bend wheel or lever. See pitch-bend.
Keywords:  sole, leather, trimmed, shoulder, butt
The best quality of sole leather; a butt. See Butt.
A sole leather "back" with shoulder trimmed off.
To apply closely or with interest; to direct.
A change in the direction of a stream channel and the flow of water in the stream.
A forming operation in which the axis is perpendicular to the rolling direction of the sheet.
Keywords:  flex, wrists, knees, joint, your
bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
Keywords:  downwards, upwards, tone, thus, musical
A bend is a musical technique that involves "bending" the tone upwards or downwards, thus making the tone sound higher or lower than normal.
Mechanically caused distortion of paper often resulting from excessively tight winding around the core.