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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 bottom of the crimp groove should be contoured more like a "hand hold" as opposed to a steep and consequently slippery surface allowing the bullet to wedge its way out of crimp during recoil.
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Far too often, Crimp cleverly figured out, Kramer, becoming entangled in his own pitchy rhetorical escalations, and a certain penchant for traditional sexual relationships, had portrayed gay sexual promiscuity as such as responsible for the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Since many pistol bullets lack a crimp groove or cannelure, you'll be taper-crimping into the bullet itself.
The stiffness of fabric decreases with increasing yarn crimp [25,26].
First of all line the crimp with fine polythene tubing, which will protect your cast from being damaged, and gently heat both ends to form flanges.
1) Always use a heat protector on each section of hair before you crimp - try my Andrew Barton Straight Answer Hot Iron Protector.
Finally, if you want to play with the trend before shelling out for a crimping iron, plait your hair in small plaits while wet, then allow to dry and loosen for a natural crimp.
Now his revolutionary earth crimp connector could be used as an industry standard by gas engineers across the globe, turning Handsworth-born Colin, aged 40, into a wealthy inventor.
Then run the lines through the studs (Photo 1), make 90-degree turns with a plastic or metal elbow sleeve, or crimp in right-angle fittings in tight quarters (Photo 2, p.
Self-crimp yarns have apparently become conspicuous in the fiber industry [8-12]; however, few researchers have investigated the crimp mechanisms and the effect of fiber-processing parameters on the "crimp potential".
External collets are drawn closed to crimp, while internal collets are expanded open to crimp.