bent bent  /ˈbɛnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an angular or rounded shape made by folding
  2. (v) bend one's back forward from the waist on down
  3. (n) a circular segment of a curve
  4. (n) curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
  5. (v) form a curve
  6. (n) movement that causes the formation of a curve
  7. (v) change direction
  8. (n) a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
  9. (n) diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left
  10. (v) cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
  11. (v) turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
  12. (v) bend a joint
  13. (n) a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
  14. (n) grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
  15. (n) an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges
  16. (n) a special way of doing something
  17. (adj) fixed in your purpose
  18. (adj) used of the back and knees; stooped
  19. (adj) of metal e.g.

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Usage(s):

  1. The principle at work is refraction, which is what makes a straw appear bent in a glass of water.
  2. Instead he gave the world a gift: he saw the flag-draped casket approach, his mother bent and whispered in his ear, and he raised his hand in salute.
  3. He bent over to lie on her, while Leah wrapped her legs around George's waist.

News

  1. Darren Bent Would Be a Smart Signing for Newcastle

    Newcastle are reportedly lining up a move for Aston Villa striker Darren Bent, after the forward had an unsettled year at the Birmingham -based club. The Magpies are in need of a summer revamp, with a replacement for Demba Ba still on the cards. Despite Bent's poor recent campaign, a switch to Tyneside may well be what he needs to salvage his career. Tips on horses can be hard to come by, but it ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Bent Tree may seek redistricting

    A resident of the Bent Tree neighborhood informed the Warren County Public Schools Board of Education on Monday that residents there are looking into getting their neighborhood redistricted so that it
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bowling Green Daily News

  3. Bent Mountain Kick-Off Picnic: Wednesday, June 12

    Bent Mountain Kick-Off Picnic We have the hot dogs, drinks and chips, just bring a dish to share and have some fun. Face painting by Shnookums the Clown, bubbles, games and more. Date: Wednesday, June 12 Time: 12:00pm to 2pm Where: Bent Mountain Library This event is free, but please bring a covered dish to [...]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

Quotes

  1. "As I reflect on the full sweep of 92 years, it seems to me that his life bent toward justice," Obama said. "Robert Byrd possessed that quintessential American quality. That is a capacity to change, a capacity to learn, a capacity to listen,...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: WQOW TV News 18

  2. "Democrat leaders in Congress seem more interested in fighting political battles in Washington than providing our troops what they need to fight the battles in Iraq," Mr. Bush said. "If Democrat leaders in Congress are bent on making a...
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "I slid and my leg went straight and then bent so quickly, and it was a sharp pain in that moment," said Jankovic. "But then, you know, I continued to play and play, and it was getting worse and worse. Because especially on grass you have to...
    on Jun 28, 2008 By: Jelena Jankovic Source: Sports Network

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