crook

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crook

Music a piece of tubing added to a brass instrument in order to obtain a lower harmonic series
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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.
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Try to develop a productive swing--one you can understand so you can make minor adjustments to it when the ball is going crooked. Get a swing that you can trust in tense situations.