Definition of metal-bending in US English:

metal-bending

noun

  • 1The bending of metal, especially as part of a manufacturing process (frequently attributive or as adjective).

  • 2Informal (chiefly North American) = "manufacturing".

  • 3The act of bending metal using telekinetic powers.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club.