bending bending  /ˈbɛn dɪŋ/


  1. (n) movement that causes the formation of a curve
  2. (n) the property of being bent or deflected
  3. (n) the act of bending something



  1. But researchers at NASA figured out a way to use full-motion video to create a mind-bending, cinema-in-the-round experience.
  2. Rather than slip a punch, the traditional defensive move, it was his habit to sway back, bending at the waist a tactic that appalled the experts.
  3. A box-office smash, Satree Lex, chronicles the country's gender- bending 1996 volleyball champion.


  1. Mountain Wheels: Revamped Subaru Forester makes for a taller, larger experience

    The reliably quirky “sensible shoes” of the CUV world has taken a mildly genre-bending step in its fourth generation, producing a Subaru Forester that’s more upright, more modern and fitted with more fancy bits.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Summit Daily News

  2. Truck Load Damages Chandler Bridge

    COOS BAY, Ore. — A truck driver was cited after police say his load damaged the Chandler Bridge east of Coos Bay on Wednesday. Oregon State Police say that Richard Hawkins was driving southbound on Highway 241 when an unsecured boom in his equipment load struck at least two spans of the bridge, bending and … Continue reading »
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KEZI 9 Eugene

  3. OECD Energy and Climate Policy: Bending the Technological Trajectory

    DUBLIN, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the new report "Energy and Climate Policy: Bending the Technological Trajectory" to their offering.      (Logo:...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire


  1. Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty, said: "An inquiry into British complicity in torture is welcome and overdue but this announcement leaves room for fears that government is bending towards the security establishment. They wouldn't be in this...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Shami Chakrabarti Source: The Guardian

  2. "If this were a car manufacturer, an aluminium smelter or a coal company, the government would be bending over backwards to keep it in Australia," Senator Milne said.
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Christine Milne Source: The Age

  3. "EPA is bending to the will of corporate, financial and misguided political interests that will pollute New Mexico's skies," Richardson said.
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Bill Richardson Source: Farmington Daily Times

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