puckering


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puckering

[′pək·ə·riŋ]
(metallurgy)
Corrugations in metal parts resulting from pressing or drawing.
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On the half hour Skirlaugh doubled their tally when Scott Mountain scored near the posts, with Puckering adding the goal.
When sewing parameters and material properties are not chosen properly Puckering appears along the seam line of a garment and damages its aesthetic value (5).
PUCKERING UP: Kara Tointon (above) and Jenni Falconer The lipstick - called Trust - is being sold by shopping channel QVC throughout April with proceeds going directly to the youth charity.
Top tips for tuneful tweeting:Whistling is more difficult than just puckering up and blowing - or that's what the experts say.
And would kissing a woman make Zellweger stop puckering all the time?
A grid of enamel gloss is applied to a monochrome field of wet oil paint; the chemical incompatibility between the two results in a puckering and warping of the surface, and the artist helps this process of distortion along by pushing and pulling at the paint during its long drying time and, above all, by encouraging the effects of gravity to allow the paint to slide around, and sometimes even off, the support, from which it can hang like rags (if the painting's hung fresh enough, some of it can even be found puddled on the floor below).
Other puckering ingredients include citric acid, which gives you a short, quick shot of sour up front, and fumaric acid, which hangs in with the longest sour.
Mello says kissing actually promotes salivary flow that rinses bacteria away So, before puckering up, brush regularly to remove bacteria, drink lot of water, and floss.
I know only that I should savor what she says, the sound of her voice telling me anything, her lips puckering like they
They involve sticking out the tongue, puckering and stretching the lips, smiling, and repeating sounds to articulate clearly.
They showed little puckering and minimal dehydration, which speak to their endurance," remarked Terrien.