crook


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.

crook

Music a piece of tubing added to a brass instrument in order to obtain a lower harmonic series

crook

1. The warp of a board edge from a straight line drawn between the two ends; also called edgebend or spring.
2. A piece of timber so warped; a knee.
References in periodicals archive ?
The impact of crook on rough mill efficiency may be more or less important depending on the species, grades, and widths of lumber processed, as well as the lengths and widths of parts required to fill part requirements.
Mr Crook, of Rochdale Road, Bacup was found dead by Vanessa Grant at a holiday apartment complex in Fuerteventura on May 21 last year.
Consett YMCA's Kieran Snaith was a unanimous victor over Lewis Morton of host club Crook Town.
The couple were reported missing four days later by friends when they failed to attend a dance class at their church and Crook claimed they had driven to Lincoln to sell his home.
Crook initially followed the deputy's instruction to get down on the ground, but then got up and started to flee, police said.
RAVEN Vintage, based at Crook Business Centre, is an online Vintage Clothing company owned by Lee Docherty, from Crook.
They were among a host of players nurtured and spotted by Mark Crook, a football talent spotter ahead of his time who developed the first football academy - decades ahead of today's multi-million pound hi-tech training centres.
Cheryl Carling was left unconscious after she was set upon by former long-term partner Kevin Crook after a wake.
WHEN KIM CROOK SAID THAT DURing her 23 years at First Arkansas Bank & Trust she's never had a day where she didn't want to come to work, a listener is inclined to believe her, particularly after she lists the reasons for that devotion to duty.
Paul Crook kicked a fine 40-20 to set them up for what could have been their first score but Jonny Leather was held up.
General Crook had been sent to the Arizona Territory in 1872 to bring an end to years of warfare with the Indians by negotiating peace and moving the Indian tribes to reservations.
Danai Muhammadi, 24, of Coventry, was the "principal figure" behind the arson attack which killed his estranged wife Melissa Crook, 20, and their 15-month-old son Noah at Chatham Hill in Kent, it is alleged.