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tumble

an acrobatic feat, esp a somersault

tumble

[′təm·bəl]
(mechanics)

tumble

i. To rotate end over end. It is said of a rocket, an ejection capsule, etc.
ii. Of a gyro, to precess suddenly and to an extreme extent as a result of exceeding the operating limits of its bank or pitch. See toppled.
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It comes after they were called to a blaze caused by a build up of fluff inside a tumble dryer on Teddington Road, New Moston, on Wednesday.
Mr Hender's partner Garry Lloyd Jones, 50, told an inquest at Abergele Town Hall he saw flames coming out of the drum of the Hotpoint tumble dryer before he escaped the blaze at the flat.
For higher engine speeds and loads, fuel consumption actually deteriorated for closed tumble-flap operation, indicating that an optimal tumble level exists and that it was reached in this study.
Whirlpool has admitted to problems with its range of tumble dryers after a spate of home fires.
V-Cone Tumble Blenders designed for mixing products with bulk densities up to 150 lbs/cu.
The 49-year-old was found to have died after being overcome by carbon monoxide fumes and smoke caused by a small fire in the tumble dryer in the kitchen.
Recording a narrative verdict, Emma Brown, area coroner for Birmingham and Solihull, said: "It's my conclusion Mishell's death was due to smoke inhalation from a fire that was caused by the Beko tumble dryer within her kitchen.
The car also comes complete with a Mr Tumble figurine to place in the driving seat and four Makaton Cards
He said: "I turned my tumble drier on before going to bed as I'd just come back from a camping trip so was trying to catch up with my washing.
THREE serious house fires in three weeks has prompted firefighters to issue a warning to homeowners to not leave tumble dryers on and unattended.
Mick Ireland, watch manager at Stockton Fire Station, said: "It was a tumble drier in a garage.
HBecause he runs with a TUMBLE DRYER strapped to his back.