bend

Best matches, sorted by the Matches.

1-20 of 20 possibilities

Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground Arachis hypogaea , peanut , peanut vine
mangrove of the West Indies and the southern Florida coast; occurs in dense thickets and has numerous short roots that bend up from the ground Avicennia marina , black mangrove
triangular area in southwestern Texas on the Mexican border; formed by a bend in the Rio Grande Big Bend
bend or curve (especially in a coastline) bight
bend in a river bight
curve or bend in the road that you cannot see around as you are driving blind bend , blind curve
leather, to bend or mold crimp
spine, abnormal bend to curvature
downward slope or bend declension , declination , decline , declivity , descent , downslope , fall
bend that is sharp and elbowlike dogleg
length of pipe with a sharp bend in it elbow
sharp bend in a road or river elbow
petals or sepals of a flower that bend downward (especially the outer perianth of an iris) falls
bend of a body part flexure
turn or bend in tubular organ flexure
bend or overlap fold
geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock fold , folding
earthstar with a bluish spore sac and a purplish brown gleba; at maturity the outer layer splits into rays that bend backward and elevate the spore sac Geastrum coronatum
bend at the knee genuflect
bend knees in worship genuflect
Search another word or see bend on Thesaurus | Reference
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature