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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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First of all line the crimp with fine polythene tubing, which will protect your cast from being damaged, and gently heat both ends to form flanges.
2) For a modern twist, only crimp random sections so you don't end up like Kate Bush circa 1970.
He currently runs CCA Gas, his own Corgi-registered heating business and ECC Ltd - Earth Crimp Connectors.
9) So too with considerations of race, sexuality, and gender, which, as evidenced by Crimp and Owens, show how localized identity and subjectivity threatened the comprehensive gamuts of poststructuralist approaches and institutional critique.
String it from right to left, but for the first bead, use one of the crimp beads.
Simon finds the livestock will spend hours in among the silage picking out the grains of crimp they prefer.
But what a surprise to see L H Crimp - who was normallywell-dressed - using an old tie to keep his trousers up
PHOTO FINISH: Mayor of Stratford Sheila Price at the display with (back, left) Ian Heggie, vice chairman of the Stratford Society and Jack Crimp, chairman of the society's photographic group.
The color publication describes the company's Crimp range of fittings for use with PE pipes, and its Flexgrip range for both PE and steel pipes.
On the whole, the discursive mix represented in the Crimp collection (which includes excerpts from the PWA Newsline, self-portraits of PWAs, an essay on sex workers, readings of biomedicine, juridico-legal discourse, mass-media, independent video, and "AIDS: Key Words") yields a more complex history of the U.
Provides an easy-to-use and low-cost solution for accurately verifying crimp quality in the field