hairline crack


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hairline crack

A tiny crack visible on the surface of material.
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QI HAVE a thin hairline crack in a wall that's been plastered and painted using emulsion.
"It's a hairline crack with no complications, it's not in a dangerous position and no operation is required.
The Colombian suffered a hairline crack in his shoulder after falling over playing tennis.
PILOT ALERT, fifth behind Allen Gift in the final of the William Hill Derby at Wimbledon last week, suffered a hairline crack to a hock in the race and is likely to be out of action until the autumn.
It begins as a hairline crack then widens and deepens as it snakes across the room.
The Colombian suffered a hairline crack in his shoulder in a tennis accident and has been advised to rest.
Kalanisi suffered a hairline crack to his near-fore shin when second to Fantastic Light in this year's Group 1 Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot.
KALANISI, sidelined by a hairline crack to his near-fore shin, will return to light exercise next week, but it remains in doubt whether the horse will be able to return to the racecourse in the second half of the season, writes Graham Green.
caption Grace note:Scotland's Director of National Galleries Mr Timothy Clifford stands in front of The Three Graces, which has been found to have a hairline crack.
Nasa spokeswoman Jessica Rye said the flaw was a hairline crack and said that after sending images of it to the tank's manufacturer, the space agency concluded it did not need to make repairs.
KALANISI faces a summer on the sidelines after it was revealed yesterday he had suffered a hairline crack to his near-fore shin.
His driver had suffered a hairline crack and so on the next hole the former European number one, suffering from suspected tonsillitis and also being monitored for constant fatigue, asked a rules official to bring him a replacement from his locker.