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English noun: bending

1. bending (event) movement that causes the formation of a curve


Synonymsbend


Broader (hypernym)motion, movement


Narrower (hyponym)deflection, deflexion, refraction

2. bending (attribute) the property of being bent or deflected


Synonymsdeflection, deflexion


Broader (hypernym)physical property


Narrower (hyponym)refractiveness, refractivity, wind deflection, windage

3. bending (act) the act of bending something


Broader (hypernym)change of shape


Narrower (hyponym)crouch, flexion, flexure, hunch, incurvation









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