bending vs deflection what difference

what is difference between bending and deflection

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛndɪŋ/

Verb

bending

  1. present participle of bend

Noun

bending (plural bendings)

  1. A motion or action that bends.
    a bending of the knees
  2. An instance of something being adapted or distorted.
    bendings of the rules

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Faroese

Etymology

benda +‎ -ing

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛntɪŋk/
    Rhymes: -ɛntɪŋk

Noun

bending f (genitive singular bendingar, plural bendingar)

  1. inflection

Declension

Derived terms

  • ábending
  • stigbending

Icelandic

Etymology

From benda +‎ -ing

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛntiŋk/

Noun

bending f (genitive singular bendingar, nominative plural bendingar)

  1. pointing, showing, indicating
  2. hint, clue

Declension

Derived terms

  • ábending (comment, tip, advice)
  • frábending (contraindication)
  • sakbending (criminal line-up)
  • vísbending (clue, indication)


English

Alternative forms

  • deflexion (British)

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈflɛkʃən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /dəˈflɛkʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ɛkʃən

Noun

deflection (countable and uncountable, plural deflections)

  1. The act of deflecting or something deflected.
    • 1918, H. G. Wells, Joan and Peter
      The next morning Oswald stopped short in the middle of his shaving, which in his case involved the most tortuous deflections and grimacings.
  2. The deviation of a needle or other indicator from its previous position.

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