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kink

(kingk),
An angulation, bend, or twist.
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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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In Figure 6, the relationship between [G.sub.0]/[G.sub.i] and kinking angle for the specimen is illustrated.
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