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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.
These belts with closed loop ends eliminate tangling and minimize risk of accidents from sharp or burred open ends.
The new Delta No-Tangle full body harness has an ergonomic back pad that prevents webbing from tangling. (The harnesses are OSHA approved.) In addition, the new C-P-R (Climbing-Positioning-Restraint) Belt allows you to strap in and remain safe throughout the entire stand-hanging process.