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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Pain resulting from rapid change in pressure.

Usage examples (37)
  • I don't see how it could have given any one the 'bends' -- much less a fellow like Traynor.
  • Surely one goat with the bends is the same as the next goat with the bends?
  • This is a serious and potentially fatal medical condition known as the bends or decompression sickness.
  • And you get to drive over countless topes (speed bumps to the aficionado) and to negotiate countless hairpin bends. for more
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