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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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For 6[mm.sup.2] stranded aluminum wire and TE 1842004 LITEALUM terminals, compression starts at AI (Area Index) of about 60-80%, or a CH (Crimp Height) of about 2.3-2.5mm.
Besides applying to the IBC Conference, Truth, Trust and Transformation is also the over-arching theme for IBC2017, because it is hard to ignore the rapid proliferation of terms such as 'fake news' and 'alternative facts' over the past year, Crimp explains.
I kept wondering when he'd figure it all out, when he'd choose between work and bed, until I realized that it was often Crimp's very ambivalence about sex and criticism--his inability to reconcile his attachments to queer urbanity and heterosexual "seriousness"--that gives his work such profound force.
Perhaps the most evocative section explores Crimp's experiences of the early days of disco.
As much as Crimp idealizes sex, and is committed to protecting it and ensuring its proliferation, the particular version of sex he is selling is not, at least at first glance, the sex that the ideology of sexual freedom values.
Your taper crimp die has a short section of cone-shaped taper at the top.
The panel felt that Joanne's peers had conveyed that she demonstrates a level of exceptional dedication in her daily duties." In addition to the trophy, Crimp receives pounds 500.
Featuring gun safety lock-style design, the tool precisely seats all pins to industry specified crimp heights.
I can reveal that crimp flies have been - up until now - the best-kept secret on Scottish rivers.
These yarns may be crimped, curled, coiled, distorted by air-jet process.
"Lagerfield, Mulberry, Dior and Prada all sent girls down the runway with their own take on the modern crimp.