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city (1990 pop. 20,469), seat of Deschutes co., W central Oregon, on the Deschutes River, at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range; inc. 1904. Lumbering is the primary industry, and tourism is also important. Bend is the headquarters for Deschutes National Forest, which encompasses Newberry National Volcanic Monument.


(design engineering)
The characteristic of an object, such as a machine part, that is curved.
A section of pipe that is curved.
A knot formed by a rope fastened to an object or another rope.
A smooth change in the direction of the longitudinal axis of a waveguide.
A curve or turn occurring in a stream course, bed, or channel which has not yet become a meander.
The land area partly encircled by a bend or meander.
The departure of a defined navigation course or bearing from a straight line.

pipe bend

A pipe fitting, 1 used to achieve a change in direction.


Nautical a knot or eye in a line for joining it to another or to an object
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A assumes a two-point stance with bent knees, a flat back, arms locked out at chest level, and hands in a thumbs-up position on B's chest.
In Act II, Albrecht ends his night in the forest in the same pose on bent knee as in his first moments in the act, wondering if it has all been a dream.
Then take in a deep breath, and as you exhale, gradually bring the bent knees towards your chest, with the thighs applying pressure on the abdomen.
Assume a bent over position with slightly bent knees and keeping the back flat (butt out, chest out).
modal=true) post the next day giving a clue on their whereabouts where she appears to be taking a photo while gazing out into the ocean where rock formations can be seen through the top of her bent knees.
The process involves doing a couple of side to side lunges, clasping hands behind back and bending forward, with bent knees, bringing hands overhead to rinse out shoulders.
For the upper body, keep either the feet raised straight above chest (advanced version) or with bent knees and feet on the floor while holding the weight with arms extended above the chest.
When she was young, she tried to remedy her bent knees in her own special way.
Lie on your back with your arms at your sides, legs bent knees slightly apart, and feet flat on the floor.
Bragging Mee, 27, later showed friends how he posed like rugby star Jonny Wilkinson ( with bent knees and clasped hands ( before kicking his head like a ball.
Basic Exercise: Begin lying supine with the ball between bent knees and extend your arms above your shoulders.
Lower your bent knees on the floor to your left side.