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crimp

(krĭmp) [ AS. gecrympan, to curl]
To bind or mold with applied pressure; to crease.
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As she crimped the pastry, Camilla remarked: "I think this is going to be a wibbly-wobbly pasty."
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.
When correct procedures are followed, crimps are extremely reliable, but when production does not want to buy the right tools, calibrate equipment of train staff, it can go wrong.
Several of the crimps were disassembled for examination, including the crimps on the 12cm wires having the greatest decrease in [R.sub.ETE] (120V, 3.25J and 120V, 6.50J) and crimps on the 50 cm wire with the highest [R.sub.ETE] (180V, 6.5J, 520A).
Florida anglers have a love-hate relationship with crimps. We love the strong, foolproof connections for heavy monofilament and cable leaders.
But it crimps it in as a cone, it constricts it evenly, and it keeps the case mouth pointed forward, not turning it inward--as the roll crimp does.
It's called a crimp fly because it is made out of the tiny 1mm and 2mm stainless steel tubed crimps that sea and pike anglers crimp on to wire traces with pliers.
The patented design of the crimping tool first crimps the metallic pinch pipe ensuring a proper seal, then cuts the tubing into two sterile fluid paths.
The manual crimping tool first crimps the metallic pinch pipe, ensuring a proper seal, and then cuts the tubing into two sterile fluid paths, It can be used in turnkey assemblies, including process containers, capsule filters and connectors.
The crimps are born from a composite of two parallel but attached fibers with differing shrinkage or expansion properties.