Trend

Definition of Trend

v. i.1.To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend; as, the shore of the sea trends to the southwest.
[imp. & p. p. Trended; p. pr. & vb. n. Trending.]
v. t.1.To cause to turn; to bend.
Not far beneath i' the valley as she trends
Her silver stream.
- W. Browne.
n.1.Inclination in a particular direction; tendency; general direction; as, the trend of a coast.
Trend of an anchor
a - (Naut.) The lower end of the shank of an anchor, being the same distance on the shank from the throat that the arm measures from the throat to the bill.
b - The angle made by the line of a vessel's keel and the direction of the anchor cable, when she is swinging at anchor.
- R. H. Dana, Jr.
v. t.1.To cleanse, as wool.
n.1.Clean wool.

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