There are 2 main translations of bend in Spanish

: bend1bend2

bend1

curva, n.

Pronunciation /bɛnd//bɛnd/

noun

  • 1

    (in road, river) curva feminine
    (in pipe) ángulo masculine
    (in pipe) codo masculine
    to take a bend tomar una curva
    • to be round the bend estar chiflado
    • I think I'm going round the bend creo que me estoy volviendo loco
    • that noise is driving me round the bend ese ruido me está volviendo loco
    • Hold the fold and squeeze it for a few seconds to make a bend in the neck.
    • Just look at the bend in the rod.
    • First hold both ends of the wire together and make a bend in the middle.
    • One day we came round a bend in the river and saw a big boat with a strange flag.
    • As they rounded the bend on the road near the tennis court at Brookhill a man known to both of them appeared suddenly in the headlights only a few feet away.
    • As he rounded a bend on a winding road, three slabs fell off.
    • We rounded the bend of the road that would put us in view of the forest, and within in our line of sight was smoke.
    • I rounded a bend in the road later, and nearly fell over myself when I saw who waited for me, sitting primly on a rock on the roadside.
    • Where there are bends in the ductwork an explosion vent of the appropriate size should be positioned on the bend.
    • As she rounded the bend in the path, she saw a man standing in the middle of the clearing.
    • Leaping over a fallen branch, Kina flew past the large river and rounded a bend in the trail.
    • To install the first hoop make a bend in a piece of wire about a 1/4" from the end.
    • Sometimes there's a bend in the tape at the end, and there may even be a crease.
    • They chatted until they rounded a bend in the road and both of them fell silent.
    • She rounded the bend into the quiet road where the hotel was.
    • When there are many bends in the air path, ventilation resistance will increase.
    • A key feature of the work will involve putting actual bends back into the river, which many years ago was previously straightened.
    • Trusting to instinct she held the bar steady and peered ahead, not daring to look at the bend in the wing as it took the added strain.
    • This is really the best way of cleaning the tube as sometimes there's a bend in the tube, thus it cannot. be cleaned out using a wire.
    • In the 70°C samples, semicircles and sinusoidal bends are observed.
    • About half-way back to Boston I slowed down even further to go round a blind bend in the road, to come upon a police car and a mobile speed camera.
    • All that is left to do is make a bend in the wire, slightly below the tubing to make a lever for attaching a spring or switch machine.
    • We saw the bend in the rod and Chris commented that this was a much heavier fish.
    • There are bends in some polymers and some are interacting with each other.
    • He lifted his arm in a farewell as he rounded the bend in the road.
    • Danny wanted to get a double header and kept his bait in the water, but then turned and saw the bend in the rod and quickly picked up his bait and climbed to the helm.
    • Rounding a bend in the road, she pulled up sharply to park, and stepped out, walking quickly towards the pharmacy.
    • Wire mesh lends itself to gentle curves and sharp bends, so you can use it to construct fences in any configuration you like.
    • My father did not turn again as the car drove quickly off up the hill and disappeared round a bend in the road.
    • It's completely ruined now, there's a bend in it that won't come out.
    • We rounded a bend in the road and saw our first big trees: cinnamon columns behind a scrim of falling snow.
    • We rounded the bend in the road right before our neighborhood.
    • The chimney has to be opened at frequent intervals to insert the liners, essential if there are bends in the flue.
    • There's a bend in the right frame rail near the front, and the lunette is a bit bent.
    • So we finished our trip having traversed the distance along the mountain side, by rail or road, the river echoing the bends and curves with a constant murmur that kept us company.
    • Furthermore, although the line is a circle, there are bends in either direction throughout its course so the underlying assumption is clearly wrong.
    • He made a bend in a steel rod by heating it and fixed it to make short strokes.
    • They rounded a bend in the path and could now see a river up ahead.
    • I wasn't going too fast but probably faster than conditions warrant, for you never really know what's round the next bend in the road.
    • As she rounds a bend in the path, she stops suddenly, taken aback by the view of a cascade of clear, blue water tumbling from atop a small cliff.
  • 2

    Nautical
    (knot)
    gaza feminine
    • But then I tied a Hunter's Bend and another similar knot, comparing it to the pictures.
    • In addition, Seamen must know which knot, bend, or hitch will serve best in a particular circumstance.
    • Even so it is a very secure bend and can put up with a good deal of strain and movement. It can also be used to tie a bend with thin line.
    • The most important use for the Carrick bend which comes to my mind is the is the joining of two towing lines or anchor cables.
    • The sheet bend, and in some cases the fisherman's knot, are simple binding knots that can replace the reef knot.
  • 3bends pl

    the bends la enfermedad del buzo

transitive verb

  • 1

    (branch/wire/pipe) torcer
    (branch/pipe/wire) curvar
    (arm/leg/back) doblar
    (back/arm/leg) flexionar
    do not bend no doblar
    • he was bent double with pain se retorcía de dolor
    • bend your head back/forward inclina / echa la cabeza hacia atrás/adelante
    • they sat in silence, heads bent over their work estaban en silencio, concentrados en su trabajo
  • 2formal

    (direct)
    (attention/energies) concentrar
    to bend one's steps/gaze toward sth dirigir sus (/ mis etc. ) pasos/la mirada hacia algo
    • she bent her mind to her studies/work se concentró en sus estudios/su trabajo

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (pipe/handle/wire) torcerse
    he had to bend to get through the door tuvo que agacharse para pasar por la puerta
    • to bend forward/backward inclinarse hacia adelante/atrás
    • to bend down agacharse
    • to bend over inclinarse
  • 2

    (road/river) hacer una curva
    to bend to the right/left torcer a la derecha/izquierda
  • 3

    (submit)
    ceder
    to bend ( to sth) ceder ( a algo)
    • he bent to her will/wishes cedió a su voluntad/sus deseos

There are 2 main translations of bend in Spanish

: bend1bend2

bend2

banda, n.

Pronunciation /bɛnd//bɛnd/

noun

  • 1

    (in heraldry)
    banda feminine
    • Something bothersome about this particular image is the way in which the bend alternates direction to become a bend sinister.
    • For example a single charge all alone on a shield is assumed to be in the center. If there is a Bend on the shield, however, it would need to be noted whether the charge appeared on the Bend itself, in the upper portion, or the lower portion.
    • The three wavy bends on the shield are the three main rivers in the district.
    • Its own name is of heraldic origin and refers to the three roses in a bend on the shield of the counts of Wasserburg.
    • This device of a fountain appears in the arms of the family, where six wells, which form the source of the River Stour appear with a bend on the shield.