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crimp

the natural wave of wool fibres

crimp

[krimp]
(engineering)
To cause something to become wavy, crinkled, or warped, such as lumber.
To pinch or press together, especially a tubular or cylindrical shape, in order to seal or unite.
(textiles)
To give curl to synthetic fibers.

crimp

1. To bend or warp.
2. To offset a structural steel member so that it will fit over the flange of another member.
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However, the same die used to crimp jacketed bullets will usually lack the ability to really bend the mouth of the cases into the cast bullet's deeper crimp groove.
Cross-section showing over-crimping, causing the crimp bucket to crack.
Besides applying to the IBC Conference, Truth, Trust and Transformation is also the over-arching theme for IBC2017, because it is hard to ignore the rapid proliferation of terms such as 'fake news' and 'alternative facts' over the past year, Crimp explains.
Caption: Douglas Crimp in his Chambers Street loft, New York, ca.
In this spirit, Crimp predictably offers up the work of the gay author and playwright Larry Kramer as an exhibit.
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.
In addition to the trophy, Crimp receives pounds 500.
There was another eureka moment, however, and that was 10 years ago when crimp flies were first devised by Swedish master salmon angler and fly tyer Per Stadigh.
And this season it's back, but this time the high fashion crimp is more about cool, random texture than a fancy dress comedy-look.
The process incorporates four components: fitting insert, crimp ferrule, composite rubber seal, and braided metal hose.
Berk Company, has introduced the Ronda Collection of flint glass bottles in both 15mm crimp and Europa (threaded) finishes.