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bent

1
Civil engineering a framework placed across a structure to stiffen it

bent

2
1. short for bent grass
2. a stalk of bent grass
3. Archaic any stiff grass or sedge

Bent

A framework, which is transverse to the length of a framed structure; usually designed to carry both a lateral and a vertical load.

bent

[bent]
(civil engineering)
A framework support transverse to the length of a structure.

bent

1. Same as bent frame.
2. A rhizomatous grass, used where a resilient velvety texture is required.
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The holy man, who had often urged the same point before, but had never met with so direct a repulse, walked some little distance behind, with his eyes bent upon the earth, and his lips moving AS IF in prayer.
The boughs of the trees were bent and broken, and the grass had grown long and rank.
Only three were seen in the customary place, after many years; then but two, and, for a long time afterwards, but one solitary female bent with age.
Then he turned and bent over White Fang, standing by his side.
And then I bent over her and whispered, `Awake, fairest, thy lover is near--he who would give his life but to obtain one look of affection from thine eyes; my beloved, awake
I bent over her and placed the portrait securely in one of the folds of her dress.
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It further states that contract documents should specify whether the bars will be permitted to be bent cold or if heating should be used.
during bending in bend increases spherical stress tensor component and also increases formability of bent material.
bending of softened timber to the required shape and restraining the bent components before drying and conditioning, and
May 8, 2006: Sven Goran Eriksson left Bent out of his World Cup squad for Germany, preferring Arsenal teenager Theo Walcott , who, at that stage, hadn't made his Premier League debut.