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kink

(kingk),
An angulation, bend, or twist.

kink

(kĭngk)
n.
1. A tight curl, twist, or bend in a length of thin material, as one caused by the tensing of a looped section of wire.
2. A painful muscle spasm, as in the neck or back; a crick.
intr. & tr.v. kinked, kinking, kinks
To form or cause to form a kink or kinks.

kink

(kingk)
An angulation, bend, or twist.

kink

(kingk)
An angulation, bend, or twist.

kink,

n a bend or twist.
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Examine the hose adjacent to the couplings for kinking, breakage or seepage.
Too much tackiness of a tube will hamper re-opening after kinking, possibly cause blocking issues during production and affect assembling of medical devices.
While we were able to identify the kink immediately, it is possible that kinking could be missed, especially if longer tubes are used or if the site of a kink is concealed.