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kink

(kingk),
An angulation, bend, or twist.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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kink

(kingk)
An angulation, bend, or twist.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

kink

(kingk)
An angulation, bend, or twist.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The results of the Instron test method on the 4/3 mm tube is shown in figure 8, along with kink resistance of the PVC tubing of the same dimensions.
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The stress field on the straight line ([x'.sub.1] > 0, [x'.sub.2] = 0) ahead of the kinked crack tip is characterized by combination of the standard mode I and mode II stress intensity factors [K.sub.I] and [K.sub.II] :
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3b, it can be calculated that above 0.5 1% compressive strain, the average distance between two kink bands for heat treated (HT) PBZT fiber is about 0.03 mm as determined when it reaches a plateau at high compressive strain.
Like t he kinks in the street facades, they subliminally mark the entrance but also subdivide the courtyard into more personable areas.
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