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crimp

(krĭmp) [ AS. gecrympan, to curl]
To bind or mold with applied pressure; to crease.
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That's why the flare has to be removed, but the case mouth shouldn't be taper crimped too much because the round may slip too far into the chamber.
Although the extra bearing surface must play some role in the 310-grainer's ability to hold crimps against the forces of recoil, clearly the primary problem with the Keith 250-grain SWC resides in its excessively sloping crimp groove.
A similar sequence of events can be made to occur during crimp formation.
Besides the show floor, where some 1,700 exhibitors are highlighting the latest broadcast technologies, Crimp also urges visitors to find time to attend the IBC Conference, which comes with the theme of Truth, Trust and Transformation.
But the writing is also a performance of the necessary entanglement between serious thought and its "decor"--an entanglement that fascinates Crimp, and that makes him such an exceptional protagonist.
The unique blend of anecdote, criticism, and history that Crimp uses to assess this time --what he suggests might be a 'queer structure' bringing together 'apparently incompatible subjects'--is exemplified by an extraordinary opening section centring on the Guggenheim Museum.
Douglas Crimp's How to Have Promiscuity in an Epidemic appeared in a special issue of October, dated Winter 1987, (118) which Crimp edited, and was republished in a volume dated 1988, also edited by Crimp, called AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism.
Crimp, in this context, is the pressing of the case mouth back into place after seating the bullet--the final step in reloading your own ammo (well, the last step before inspecting said ammo).
Ron Crimp (right) collects his medal from farm owner Lord Newborough Officially Mr Crimp, 74, retired eight years ago.
The cold splice crimp barrel design is similar to that of the conventional style.
THE GBGB yesterday announced that Joanne Crimp, who works for Sheffield's Lisa Stephenson, is the Kennelhand of the Year for 2011.