- trendelenburg position,
- trendelenburg's sign,
- trendelenburg's test,
Origin of trending
verb (used without object)
Origin of trend
Examples from the Web for trending
It just so happens that foreign policy is currently trending across America.
Schwartz eventually dropped her association with Third Way, but the polls have been trending downward ever since.
But, it was a clear signal as to where the Asian-American community was trending.
This year, Google says, the number one trending term for all of 2013 was "Paul Walker."
Google has released its year-end data revealing the top trending terms in America in 2013.
She realized whither she was trending, but she felt powerless to resist her fate.In Friendship's Guise|Wm. Murray Graydon
The glacier-tongue is trending to the east and a line of heavy pack extends to the north, with many large bergs.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
I can see another spur further to the west, trending north-west.Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart|John McDouall Stuart
The direction of the Forum is nearly from north to south, trending a little from north-east to south-west.Roman Mosaics|Hugh Macmillan
Then trending in a north-easterly direction it forms the boundary between the two provinces for about 150 li.
Word Origin for trend
1590s, "to run or bend in a certain direction" (of rivers, coasts, etc.), from Middle English trenden "to roll about, turn, revolve," from Old English trendan, from Proto-Germanic *trandijanan (cf. Old English trinde "round lump, ball," Old Frisian trind, Middle Low German trint "round," Middle Low German trent "ring, boundary," Dutch trent "circumference," Danish trind "round"); origin and connections outside Germanic uncertain. Sense of "have a general tendency" (used of events, opinions, etc.) is first recorded 1863, from the nautical sense. Related: Trended; trending.
"the way something bends" (coastline, mountain range, etc.), 1777, from trend (v.); sense of "general tendency" is from 1884.