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  • 1 БЕНТ (Bent) — группа нидерландских и фламандских художников, работавших в Риме в 17 в. (также Шильдерсбент, Бентвегельс перелетные птицы). Основана в 1623 Бабюреном, Бором, ван Ларом и др. Входившие в Бент получали характерное прозвище. Почти все члены группы… …

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  • 2 bent on — or[bent upon] Very decided, determined, or set. * /The sailors were bent on having a good time./ * /The policeman saw some boys near the school after dark and thought they were bent on mischief./ * /The bus was late, and the driver was bent upon… …

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  • 3 bent on — or[bent upon] Very decided, determined, or set. * /The sailors were bent on having a good time./ * /The policeman saw some boys near the school after dark and thought they were bent on mischief./ * /The bus was late, and the driver was bent upon… …

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  • 4 Bent — Bend Bend, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bended} or {Bent}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bending}.] [AS. bendan to bend, fr. bend a band, bond, fr. bindan to bind. See {Bind}, v. t., and cf. 3d & 4th {Bend}.] 1. To strain or move out of a straight line; to crook by… …

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  • 5 Bent — Bent, imp. & p. p. of {Bend}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Bent — Bent, a. & p. p. 1. Changed by pressure so as to be no longer straight; crooked; as, a bent pin; a bent lever. [1913 Webster] 2. Strongly inclined toward something, so as to be resolved, determined, set, etc.; said of the mind, character,… …

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  • 7 Bent — Bent, n. [See {Bend}, n. & v.] 1. The state of being curved, crooked, or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity; as, the bent of a bow. [Obs.] Wilkins. [1913 Webster] 2. A declivity or slope, as of a hill. [R.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

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  • 8 Bent — Bent, n. [AS. beonet; akin to OHG. pinuz, G. binse, rush, bent grass; of unknown origin.] 1. A reedlike grass; a stalk of stiff, coarse grass. [1913 Webster] His spear a bent, both stiff and strong. Drayton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A grass of… …

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  • 9 bent crumpled dented — damaged damaged (d[a^]m [asl]jd), adj. 1. changed so as to reduce value, function, or other desirable trait; usually not used of persons. Opposite of {undamaged}. [Narrower terms: {battered, beat up, beaten up, bedraggled, broken down,… …

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  • 10 Bent grass — (Bot.) Same as {Bent}, a kind of grass. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Half bent — Half Half (h[aum]f), a. [AS. healf, half, half; as a noun, half, side, part; akin to OS., OFries., & D. half, G. halb, Sw. half, Dan. halv, Icel. h[=a]lfr, Goth. halbs. Cf. {Halve}, {Behalf}.] 1. Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half… …

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  • 12 hell-bent — adj. recklessly determined; as, hell bent on winning. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 13 hell-bent — adjective Date: 1835 stubbornly and often recklessly determined or intent < hell bent on winning > • hell bent adverb …

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  • 14 bent — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, grassy place, bent grass, from Old English beonot ; akin to Old High German binuz rush Date: 14th century 1. unenclosed grassland 2. a. (1) a reedy grass (2) a stalk of stiff coarse grass b. bent grass …

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  • 15 Bent County, Colorado — Infobox U.S. County county = Bent County state = Colorado founded year = 1874 founded date = February 6 seat wl = Las Animas largest city wl = Las Animas area total sq mi = 1541 area total km2 = 3991 area land sq mi = 1514 area land km2 = 3921… …

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  • 16 Bent Creek, Buncombe County, North Carolina — Infobox Settlement official name = Bent Creek, North Carolina settlement type = CDP nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250x200px map caption = Location of Bent Creek, North Carolina mapsize1 = map caption1 =… …

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  • 17 Kimball Bent — (b. 24 August 1837, Eastport, Maine d. 1916, New Zealand), also known as Kimble Bent , was a soldier and adventurer.At some stage Kimball Bent made his way to Liverpool, England and on 18 October 1859 enlisted in the 57th (West Middlesex)… …

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  • 18 Bent Larsen — Infobox chess player playername = Bent Larsen caption= birthname = Jørgen Bent Larsen country = DEN datebirth = birth date and age|1935|3|4 placebirth = Thisted, Denmark datedeath = placedeath = title = Grandmaster worldchampion =… …

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  • 19 Bent (play) — Infobox Film name = Bent image size = caption = director = Sean Mathias producer = Michael Solinger Dixie Linder narrator = starring = Clive Owen Lothaire Bluteau Ian McKellen Mick Jagger Jude Law music = Phillip Glass writer = Martin Sherman… …

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  • 20 Marcus Bent — Bent playing for Charlton Athletic, April 2006 Personal information Full name Marcus Nathan Bent …

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