backbend

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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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Some of us have ligaments flexible enough to arch our spines into back bends. But Nomin and Ulzii's stretchy collagen lets their spines bend even farther -- as if they were folded in half.
Their workout includes splits, back bends, sit-ups, and handstand/push-up combinations, Nomin adds.
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The HR6 offers 1.5D back-to back bends. 25 percent OD born passing (5.0-inch ID in straight pipe), six feet length, speed range is about zero to 7 mph, inspection range is greater than 149 miles, there are 72 Hall effect sensors and 48 ID/OD sensors.
A star of vaudeville, films, and musical theater, Harriet, a Russian-trained performer, could hold incredible back bends while executing bourrees on pointe.