bend

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bend

(bend) a flexure or curve; a flexed or curved part.
varolian bend  the third cerebral flexure in the developing fetus.
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Bend knees to 45 degrees and bring arms down in line with shoulders by bending elbows to 90 degrees.
Without bending elbows, slowly bring hands together in front of chest.
The dancers sweep through the landscape, often bending elbows and wrists and flexing ankles, for Graham cherished the small joints of the body; she did not try to camouflage them.