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tangling

[′taŋ·gliŋ]
(solid-state physics)
The reduction of motion of dislocations in a substance by increasing the total number of dislocations, so that they tangle and interfere with each other's motions.
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Construction of tangle lines prior to building the sheet, repeated returns to the retreat during tangle construction, alternation between sheet and tangle construction, and additions to both tangle and sheet on subsequent nights all resemble similar overall ordering, alternation of activities, and gradual extension of tangle and gumfoot lines in Latrodectus spp.
and eating its flesh produces a spiritual change in Mossy and Tangle,
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Just as you might practice batting a ball over and over again, a young Rhesus monkey at play learns how to coordinate its muscles to race through a tangle of branches without a slip.
SPIDER is used to construct instances of TANGLE and WEAVE, and these instances are used to process programs as shown in Figure 1.
Lily Gardner, 10 and from Halesowen, had great fun weaving blue ribbons in the Tangle area with her brother Gabriel, seven.
The Tangle Preventer will save its users considerable amounts of time by eliminating the need to constantly stop and clear out debris from the weed eater.
But we are seeing some individuals are immune to tangle formation.
The Tangle Tower by Jessica Elin Hirschman features impressive illustrations from Bonnie Bright and is an unique and entertaining story of what happens to a young woman who perpetually postpones brushing her tangled hair.
Furthermore, the high-flow velocity and resultant high Reynolds number (105) produced greater bulk turbulence to further tangle the film after entrapment.
I watched as a tangle of mint-green vines and leaves grew slowly from her paintbrush.
The Cardinals shoot for a second victory when they tangle with the St.