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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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This effect is caused by the influence of the dimple surface roughness on the position of the points at which the flow separates from the ball surface to form a downstream wake with corresponding reduction in the net pressure force on the ball.
Skin dimpling has also been reported in association with congenital rubella; in such cases, the dimples have been located on the patella and other bony prominences.
Dimples, now 18, whose real name is Anne Teresa McPhee, said afterwards: "I don't think it's an excuse that she's having a baby.
Crazed Philomena Doherty, 31, attacked 17-year-old Dimples with a Stanley knife she had hidden in her bra and ripped open her niece's forehead and cheek.
Robbie Naden equalised before Dimples scored again with Ben Parker levelling it up again before the break.
However surgeons are not so keen on the procedure as the long-term effects are unknown and there are fears designer dimples may look odd with age as the face begins to drop.
The actress, who never shies away from speaking out her mind, was left enraged after rumours that her famous dimple was ' created' after plastic surgery.