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crimp

(krĭmp) [ AS. gecrympan, to curl]
To bind or mold with applied pressure; to crease.

crimp

a regular wave formation of small dimensions, e.g. the crimp of wool fibers epitomized in the Merino breed and its derivatives.

crimp marks
marks made by wrinkling the x-ray film while holding it between the fingers.
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The Ethics in Engineering Department at Arizona State University has a study pending on exactly how much water can be potentially saved by the Drip Crimp system (results pending, December 2015).
Jamie reckons you have got to fish crimp flies fast.
3) Crimp some sections just at the root and others at the ends.
Just as Crimp had noted that Mapplethorpe's images offered room for play of desire around their edges, so too did Ligon--though Ligon revealed how less affirmative desires are played out there, as well.
7) Insert the threads from the left side of the drop string through the left side crimp bead.
The latest Korte 1400 will crimp 30 tonnes an hour.
Martin adds that the line-up was: (Back row) K L Little, T Arden, A J Crimp, J McCall, W Mills, L H Crimp (Front Row) J P Martin, W S Lace, W L Holden (Capt), J Craft, H R L Prothero.
See, for instance Edelman 10, Crimp 3, and Treichler 32, 40, 69).
Molex Incorporated today announced its Hand-Held Wire Crimp Pull-Force Tester, a manual, hand-operated digital pull tester that delivers accurate pull-force readings required to verify crimp quality.
The Model GII's Crimp Quality Monitor (CQM II) is located at eye level for bench-top use.
On the big-game side, South Carolina-based Taylor Offshore brought to market its Prolink rigging system: Crimp the female end ($54.
I'd like to add Lee factory crimp dies as worthy of mention.