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Definition of Bending


  1. of Bend
  2. The marking of the clothes with stripes or horizontal bands.

Bending Quotations

Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
Bruce Lee

Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.
Victor Hugo

The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.

The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others.
Robert Green Ingersoll

You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Bending Translations

bending in French is courbant, cambrant
bending in German is beugend, biegend
bending in Latin is inflexus
bending in Spanish is torcimiento

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