Found 3 items, similar to Bend.
English → Indonesian
belengkikan, belokan, bentuk, geduyut, kelok, lengkungan, membengkok, membengkokkan, membentur, membungkuk-bungkuk, membungkukkan, mencondongkan
English → English
n 1: a circular segment of a curve; “a bend in the road”
crook in the path”
2: movement that causes the formation of a curve [syn: bending
3: curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
4: an angular or rounded shape made by folding; “a fold in the
; “a crease in his trousers”
; “a plication on her
; “a flexure of the colon”
; “a bend of his elbow”
5: a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade
6: diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right
corner to the lower left [syn: bend dexter
v 1: form a curve; “The stick does not bend”
2: change direction; “The road bends”
3: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular
form; “bend the rod”
; “twist the dough into a braid”
strong man could turn an iron bar”
] [ant: unbend
4: bend one's back forward from the waist on down; “he crouched
; “She bowed before the Queen”
; “The young man
stooped to pick up the girl's purse”
5: turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of
interest [syn: deflect
, turn away
6: bend a joint; “flex your wrists”
; “bend your knees”
English → English
, v. i.
1. To be moved or strained out of a straight line; to crook
or be curving; to bow.
The green earth's end
Where the bowed welkin slow doth bend. --Milton.
2. To jut over; to overhang.
There is a cliff, whose high and bending head
Looks fearfully in the confined deep. --Shak.
3. To be inclined; to be directed.
To whom our vows and wished bend. --Milton.
4. To bow in prayer, or in token of submission.
While each to his great Father bends. --Coleridge.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bended
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Bending
.] [AS. bendan to bend, fr. bend a band,
bond, fr. bindan to bind. See Bind
, v. t., and cf. 3d & 4th
1. 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
2. To turn toward some certain point; to direct; to incline.
“Bend thine ear to supplication.”
Towards Coventry bend we our course. --Shak.
Bending her eyes . . . upon her parent. --Sir W.
3. To apply closely or with interest; to direct.
To bend his mind to any public business. --Temple.
But when to mischief mortals bend their will.
4. To cause to yield; to render submissive; to subdue.
“Except she bend her humor.”
5. (Naut.) 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.
To bend the brow
, to knit the brow, as in deep thought or
in anger; to scowl; to frown. --Camden.
Syn: To lean; stoop; deflect; bow; yield.
, n. [See Bend
, v. t., and cf. Bent
1. A turn or deflection from a straight line or from the
proper direction or normal position; a curve; a crook; as,
a slight bend of the body; a bend in a road.
2. Turn; purpose; inclination; ends. [Obs.]
Farewell, poor swain; thou art not for my bend.
3. (Naut.) A knot by which one rope is fastened to another or
to an anchor, spar, or post. --Totten.
4. (Leather Trade) The best quality of sole leather; a butt.
5. (Mining) Hard, indurated clay; bind.
6. pl. (Med.) same as caisson disease
. Usually referred to
as the bends
Bends of a ship
, the thickest and strongest planks in her
sides, more generally called wales. They have the beams,
knees, and foothooks bolted to them. Also, the frames or
ribs that form the ship's body from the keel to the top of
the sides; as, the midship bend.
, n. [AS. bend. See Band
, and cf. the preceding
1. A band. [Obs.] --Spenser.
2. [OF. bende, bande, F. bande. See Band
.] (Her.) 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.
(Her.), an honorable ordinary drawn from the
sinister chief to the dexter base.