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A hairstyle which has been crimped, or shaped so it bends back and forth in many short kinks
: Weak; inconsistent; contradictory
: Easily crumbled; friable; brittle
: A game at cards
: A keeper of a low lodging house where sailors and emigrants are entrapped and fleeced
: One who decoys or entraps men into the military or naval service
: A coal broker
A fastener or a fastening method that secures parts by bending metal around a joint and squeezing it together, often with a tool that adds indentations to capture the parts

The strap was held together by a simple metal crimp.

{a} easily crumbled, brittle, crisp
{v} to procure seamen for a premium
{n} an agent for coals or shipping, one hired to procure seamen, Eng
Press cloth, paper, etc. into small folds along its edges, or to press hair into a series of folds using a heated instrument
A coal broker. [Provincial England]
the natural undulations that appear on the wool fibre
A keeper of a low lodging house where sailors and emigrants are entrapped and fleeced
To pinch the edges of pastry together to form a fluted edge and or to seal in a filling
Weak; inconsistent; contradictory
{f} frill; corrugate; mold into shape; make wavy; inhibit
Woven yarns bend up and down as they pass over and under one another Crimped yarns are shortened due to this bending and tend to exhibit more stretch
curl tightly; "crimp hair"
The waviness of a fiber expressed as crimps per unit length The change in direction of the fiber represents a crimp node Crimp is often referred to as the number of peaks and valleys in the fiber
To bend, kink, curl, or wave a fiber to give it more loft
To crimp something means to restrict or reduce it. The dollar's recent strength is crimping overseas sales and profits. To procure (sailors or soldiers) by trickery or coercion
natural waviness of wool fibers
To seal the edges of two pieces of pastry together by pressing with fingers or fork tines
An organized or uniform waviness in an individual lock of fiber
To bend inward the mouth of a case to grip the bullet Used only with bullets having a cannelure or crimping groove
the natural waviness of the wool fiber; it varies with the diameter of the fiber
To bend, kink, curl or wave a fiber to give it more loft
To cause to contract, or to render more crisp, as the flesh of a fish, by gashing it, when living, with a knife; as, to crimp skate, etc
To pinch and hold; to seize
In cartridge making, to fold the edge of (a cartridge case) inward so as to close the mouth partly and confine the charge
To style hair into a crimp
a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled
an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"
Waviness of a fiber, a measure of the difference between the length of the unstraightened and straightened fibers
to entrap into the military or naval service; as, to crimp seamen
{i} tight hair wave or curl; act of folding or other action that crimps something; hindrance, person or something that hinders or otherwise interferes with somebody or something else; crease or fold which is made by pinching together two edges (i.e.: fabric or pastry)
vb to grip in a way such that fingertips contact the hold with knuckles raised slightly
Mean Top
Easily crumbled; friable; brittle
depressions in wires to hold them in place
bending metal tabs around wire and squeezing to make a connection between the wire and the terminal (end for the wire)
A coal broker
If you crimp something such as a piece of fabric or pastry, you make small folds in it. Crimp the edges to seal them tightly
Crimp the connector to secure the conductors
make ridges into by pinching together
A fiber's waviness, which determines the capacity of the fiber to cohere
A fiber's waviness, which determines its capacity to cohere
(vb ) to grip in a way such that fingertips contact the hold with knuckles raised slightly
(1) The waviness of the yarn in a woven fabric (2) The difference in distance between two points on a yarn as it lies in a fabric and the same two points when the yarn has been removed and straightened Expressed as a percentage of the distance between the two points as the yarn lies in the fabric
a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers curl tightly; "crimp hair"
Cf
To fold or plait in regular undulation in such a way that the material will retain the shape intended; to give a wavy appearance to; as, to crimp the border of a cap; to crimp a ruffle
A game at cards
someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers
To fasten by bending metal so that it squeezes around the parts to be fastened
One who decoys or entraps men into the military or naval service
To seal the edges or two layers of dough using the fingertips or a fork
a tool, often brass, used to press a three-dimensional design into a molten gather of glass, such as in the making of Milleville Roses
Hair which has been crimped; usually in pl
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Small climbing hold that can only be held with the tips of a person's fingers
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Tool used to crimp, to join two pieces of metal
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Someone who adds pleats to fabric for clothes, drapery, etc
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hairdresser
crimped
Past tense of crimp
crimped
With a crimp in it, crushed shut
crimped
{s} curled; folded together; pleated
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someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers
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(n ) a small edged hold which is conducive to crimping
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A machine for crimping or ruffling textile fabrics
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A plier like device used to attach connectors to the end of cables (3)
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A tool used for decorating objects by giving them a crimped or wavy edge
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One who, or that which, crimps A curved board or frame over which the upper of a boot or shoe is stretched to the required shape
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{i} person or thing that crimps; inhibitor
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A small, sometimes painful hold, that one can only grasp with the tips of one's fingers Extended crimping is good way to strain your tendons
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a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it; "a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight"
crimper
a tool used to install plugs on cable
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A small climbing hold that can only be held with the tips of a persons fingers
crimper
A hairdresser
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A device for giving hair a wavy appearance
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n a small edged hold which is conducive to crimping
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plural of crimper
crimping
The creation of corrugations in two thin metal parts as they are pressed tightly together in order to join them This is often the method used to attach fittings to the end of an electrical wire -- thus avoiding the necessity of soldering
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present participle of crimp
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punctures holding business forms together
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Slightly uneven surface
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plural of crimp
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