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backbend

[′bak‚bend]
(building construction)
At the outer edge of a metal door or window frame, the face which returns to the wall surface.

backbend

1. Same as backband
2. At the outer edge of a metal door or window frame, the face which returns to the wall surface.
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Their workout includes splits, back bends, sit-ups, and handstand/push-up combinations, Nomin adds.
The girls were seen on LA's Hollywood Boulevard doing the splits, squats and back bends while filming the When I Grow Up video.
If you catch yourself improperly twisting or bending your back, try a few standing back bends, arching your back backwards.
In pregnancy, the following exercises should be avoided: Head and shoulder stands; any poses which involve lying on the stomach, double leg lifts; any exercises which involve back bends and any poses which feel uncomfortable.
A star of vaudeville, films, and musical theater, Harriet, a Russian-trained performer, could hold incredible back bends while executing bourrees on pointe.
There she is, aged 45, and as lithe as a 20-year-old, doing back bends, elbow stands and acrobatics.