an acrobatic feat in which one bends backward from a standing position until one's hands touch the floor.
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How to use backbend in a sentence
It’s like looking at your hands and feet fully stretched out versus in a backbend, and measuring the distance between those extremities as you “fold” into a yoga pose.Protein Folding AI Is Making a ‘Once in a Generation’ Advance in Biology | Shelly Fan | July 20, 2021 | Singularity Hub
British Dictionary definitions for backbend
a gymnastic exercise in which the trunk is bent backwards until the hands touch the floor
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