crimp

(redirected from crimps)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • noun

Synonyms for crimp

to make irregular folds in, especially by pressing or twisting

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

Synonyms for crimp

an angular or rounded shape made by folding

someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers

a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled

make ridges into by pinching together

Synonyms

curl tightly

References in periodicals archive ?
In the article on bullet crimping by Randy Garrett ("Avoiding Crimp Failure," March/April 2018) perhaps the 310-grain bullet did not move because it has about 50 percent more surface area on its O.D.
CRIMPING IS A reliable process, provided design and process engineers follow the crimp supplier's guidelines on crimp wire capacity and the crimp tool settings.
The disassembled crimps of Wire 21 (12cm long) are shown in Figure 6 and Figure 8.
LISTENING TO RELOADING TALK AT THE gun club, you'd think that crimp is part voodoo, part rocket science.
The author told how two years ago in a eureka moment he discovered crimps in some second hand tackle and thought it would be a good idea to use them as tube flies.
Mark the barbed fitting with a permanent marker once you've made the crimp. Before turning the water back on, go through and check for the mark on each fitting to make sure it's been crimped.
Generally, the formation of crimps in a skein is more difficult for a curved interface than a straight interface.
Polyester fiber tow having substantially uniform primary and secondary crimps: No.
The automated equipment pleats and folds balloon catheters and crimps metal stents, compressing them down to small enough diameter and optimized profile for insertion into the body through a blood vessel.
TRENDSPOTTING: Crimps are a fabulous beauty flashback.
Therefore, through waveform signature analysis, defects, and possibly their nature, in subsequent faulty crimps can be inferred by comparing the new acquired signal characteristics to that of the normal crimp.
Taper crimps press case walls against the smooth bullet's side, and taper crimp dies are minimally adjustable to help gauge that pressure.
A: The Lee Factory Crimp die for straight wall pistol and revolver cases has a carbide ring at the base and a taper crimp at the top, thus, it sizes the case again--if it needs it--as it crimps.
The electronic crimper, a hand-held, motor-driven, battery-operated device, crimps 1-mm aluminum seals onto standard 12 mm x 32 mm (2mL) crimp-top vials.