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Present participle of bend.
A motion or action that bends.
The spring flowers were bending in the rain and wind.
The young shoots from these buds are to be gently brought to a horizontal position, by bending them a little at a time.
He was bending the rules by allowing his daughter to stay out later than 10 P.M.
Hoisting ropes are weakened by deterioration and breakage of the wires, due to corrosion and repeated bending.
This bending part has been proved to be insensitive to the stimuli.
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