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dimpling

[′dim·pliŋ]
(engineering)
Forming a conical depression in a metal surface in order to countersink a rivet head.
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There are a couple methods for dimpling a barrel I will cover here.
When assessing a newborn, the gluteal folds should be separated to look for any dimpling. Small "sacral dimples" that overlie the coccyx and have well-visualized, intact bases are considered benign normal variants and do not require further work-up.
But the dimpling was created by chance, as golfers found that old battered balls travelled further than new ones.
[13] These indicators include a submucosal defect of the hard palate, a short or thin velum, anterior dimpling of the velum, midline translucency of the velum, poor velar elevation, and the presence of a bifid uvula.
It is manufactured using advanced dual dimple technology, a technique that imparts an imposed dimpling on individual filter pleats using spun-bonded polyester media.