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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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