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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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In addition to reducing conveyor-to-conveyor catching and tangling during transfers, the belt design eliminates snags and tangles when used for hold down applications in equipment such as fryers.
The new Delta No-Tangle full body harness has an ergonomic back pad that prevents webbing from tangling.
I hope that, by separating the language-independent parts of WEAVES and TANGLE, SPIDER will encourage us not just to think about that the essence of tangling and weaving is, but also about what the essence of literate programming is.