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dim·ple

(dim'pĕl),
1. A natural indentation, usually circular and of small area, in the chin, cheek, or sacral region.
2. A depression of similar appearance to a dimple, resulting from trauma or the contraction of scar tissue.
3. To cause dimples.

dimple

/dim·ple/ (dim´p'l) a slight depression, as in the flesh of the cheek, chin, or sacral region.
postanal dimple  a dermal pit near the tip of the coccyx, indicative of the site of attachment of the embryonic neural tube to the skin.

dimple

1 a slight natural indentation or depression on a body surface, such as on the cheek.
2 a depression on a body surface resulting from contracting scar tissue or trauma.

dim·ple

(dim'pĕl)
1. A natural indentation, usually circular and of small area, in the chin, cheek, or sacral region.
2. A depression of similar appearance to a dimple, resulting from trauma or the contraction of scar tissue.
3. To cause dimples.

dim·ple

(dim'pĕl)
A natural indentation, usually circular and of small area, in the chin, cheek, or sacral region.

dimple

see myotonic dimple.
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In a perfect world, all AR barrels would be dimpled from the manufacturer, and some are, but I see a disturbing trend away from it.
In recent years the popularity of premium beers made to traditional recipes has led to a growth in demand for the dimpled pint pots.
It must have prompted a mass conversion because the dimpled pint pot may still have its place in the leafy country pubs down Cheshire way but in modern day Liverpool a sighting is very rare indeed, until now.
The Swiss mathematician Daniel Bernoulli created a theory in the 18th Century that explains why a dimpled ball creates a smaller wake of low pressure.
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330), it struck me that the helicopter lander's blades might be helped considerably by their undersides' being dimpled like a golf ball.
They did, however, think that the Republicans owed them one on the recount, and thus were emboldened to pressure canvassing board officials in Broward and Miami-Dade counties to run a hand recount that paid ever-greater homage to dimpled chads.
Also, many ballots had dimpled chads--little squares that did not fall out of the punch card when voters chose a candidate.
Gore may go to court on the grounds that dimpled ballots were not adequately counted and other confusion that he believes cost him thousands of votes, press secretary Douglas Hattaway said.
The dimpled media provides consistent pleat separation, which results in more uniform cleaning and longer filter life, It also makes the cartridge highly resistant to tearing and collapsing.
The dimpled media provides consistent pleat separation, resulting in more uniform cleaning and longer filter life.
It occurred to him that a dimpled bat would be more aerodynamic, resulting in higher bat speed, increased momentum, and longer hits.