Syn: Washboarding, crimping In wood technology, a corrugated appearance of the surface of a piece of wood caused by an irregular drawing together of the cell walls as free water leaves the cavities; occurs only in the early stages of drying green heartwood of low permeability, especially quarter-sawed stock
Collapse refers to the flattening or buckling of wood cells during drying, resulting in excessive and/or uneven shrinkage and a corrugated surface Collapse may also be referred to as washboarding or crimping
n a defensive posture where a defensive player sits over one heel while playing a ball and rolls on his back Used to play balls close to the floor and to cushion hard spikes during retrieval attempts, this skill is also known as a half roll
If you collapse, you suddenly faint or fall down because you are very ill or weak. He collapsed following a vigorous exercise session at his home Collapse is also a noun. A few days after his collapse he was sitting up in bed
To fail suddenly and completely, like something hollow when subject to too much pressure; to undergo a collapse; as, Maximilian's government collapsed soon after the French army left Mexico; many financial projects collapse after attaining some success and importance
If something, for example a system or institution, collapses, it fails or comes to an end completely and suddenly. His business empire collapsed under a massive burden of debt The rural people have been impoverished by a collapsing economy. Collapse is also a noun. The coup's collapse has speeded up the drive to independence Their economy is teetering on the brink of collapse
If a building or other structure collapses, it falls down very suddenly. A section of the Bay Bridge had collapsed Most of the deaths were caused by landslides and collapsing buildings. Collapse is also a noun. Governor Deukmejian called for an inquiry into the freeway's collapse
a mishap caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in an abrupt failure of function or health lose significance, effectiveness, or value; "The school system is collapsing"; "The stock market collapsed"
To fall together suddenly, as the sides of a hollow vessel; to close by falling or shrinking together; to have the sides or parts of (a thing) fall in together, or be crushed in together; as, a flue in the boiler of a steam engine sometimes collapses
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