Definition of Bendable

1. Adjective. Capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking. "A pliant young tree"

Exact synonyms: Pliable, Pliant, Waxy
Similar to: Flexible, Flexile
Derivative terms: Bend, Bend, Bendability, Pliability, Pliancy, Pliantness



Definition of Bendable

1. a. Capable of being bent.

Definition of Bendable

1. Adjective. Able to be bent or flexed or twisted without breaking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bendable

1. bend [adj] - See also: bend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bendable

benchwarmer
benchwarmers
benchwork
bencyclane
bend
bend dexter
bend down
bend one's elbow
bend over
bend over backwards
bend sinister
bend somebody's ear
bend the truth
bendabilities
bendability
bendable (current term)
bendamustine
benday
bendayed
bendaying
bendays
bendazac
bendazolic acid
bended
bendee
bendees
bender tent
benders
bendest

Literary usage of Bendable

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1. Across the Great Saint Bernard: The Modes of Nature and the Manners of Man by Alfred Richard Sennett (1904)
"... the different colours of which white light is composed suffer refraction in different degrees—that is to say, some are more bendable or ..."

2. A Zulu-English Dictionary with Notes on Pronunciation, a Revised Orthography by Alfred T. Bryant (1905)
"Thing of a bendable, pliant nature (not readily breaking ), as a fresh switch, good steel blade, leaf of a tree, or piece of leather. ..."

3. Buckling of Bars, Plates, and Shells by Robert M. Jones (2006)
"... but is represented only with a deformable or bendable line. This bendable line was first investigated by Leonhard Euler in the appendix De Curvis ..."

4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1894)
"... there and made elastic that shocks and jars may be transmitted without harm along the spine, and also that the spine ma}' be bendable in all directions. ..."

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