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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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It definitely works," says Frank Randle, who helped evaluate a crimper similar to one designed by Kornecki as part of a 4-year demonstration project on his farm near Auburn.
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However, while Lauren might be keen, the crimper is less bothered but realises that parading about with a new squeeze might make Aunty Linda just a teeny bit jealous.
Next up is Celebrity Salon where stars such as Georgia Salpa, Callum Best, Rosanna Davison and Abi Titmuss battle it out over the crimper and scissors.
Designed for daily use by cable installers, AV and Home Security Professionals and IT Professionals, this All-In-One 1561 crimper is developed for WE/SS and RJ45 standard and snagless modular plugs, plus RJ11/12/22 plugs.
The talented crimper, who died in 2001 and had a client list which included Madonna, the Beckhams and Leonardo DiCaprio, opened in Brindleyplace 15 years ago.