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Synonyms for crumple

Synonyms for crumple

to make irregular folds in, especially by pressing or twisting

to fall in

a line or an arrangement made by the doubling of one part over another

Synonyms for crumple

fold or collapse

to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

become wrinkled or crumpled or creased

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We have developed a method to solve this problem and control the crumpling and unfolding of large-area graphene films," Zhao said.
In this way, the crumpling and unfolding of large-area, atomic-thick graphene can be controlled by simply stretching and relaxing a rubber film, even by hands," Zhao said.
To see how it might work, Heatherwick's studio devised a bespoke crumpling device, like a heavy Victorian mangle, its roller kinkily studded with rubber nodules.
The crumple test, used almost universally worldwide, is designed to simulate continued folding and crumpling of the note in use.
Roosevelt complete with radio noise supplied by chanteuse Debbie Reeder crumpling a piece of cellophane.
Lock's manipulation of the ballet idiom extends beyond steps to our expectations; it's almost painful to watch women crumpling to the floor over the tops of their pointe shoes, though it's compelling, too.
Jones, 24, was untouchable on Sunday in her first race since crumpling to the track because of back spasm in the 200 meters in the world championships in Seville, Spain, in August.
Her use of materials is in the tradition of Modern sculpture, for she plays about with the aesthetic of the scrapyard as the 60s' artists did, folding and crumpling odd-shaped sheets of whatever seems to hand - metal, plastic, counterpoising richly finished wood against unfinished concrete or using familiar materials in unfamiliar ways.
Additional bursts of sound accompany the crumpling of the discarded wrapper into a ball.
Researchers are now recording and characterizing the sounds of crumpling to obtain insights into how energy is distributed and dissipated in materials under stress.
A lab near Paris is expected to finish them in September or October - more than a year after the car smashed into a pillar in the Alma traffic tunnel, crumpling into a tangle of smoking metal.
But various scientists over the last 25 years have noted signs that the lithosphere was crumpling south of India - a region far from the recognized boundaries of the Indo-Australian plate.
Both front air bags of the white stretch limo deployed when the car careened off southbound Woodward into the grassy median of the divided road and hit a tree, crumpling the front end.