crinkling


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crinkling

[′kriŋk·liŋ]
(materials)

wrinkling, crinkling, riveling

1. The distortion in a paint film appearing as ripples; may be produced intentionally as a decorative effect or may be a defect caused by drying conditions or an excessively thick film.
2. The crinkling of the surface skin of a sealant; affects its appearance, but usually not its sealing capability.
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I forgot what Santa said to me,'' said the grinning child while at the Valencia Town Center, crinkling the pages she had spent hours cutting and gluing.