Definition of Crumpling

1. Verb. (present participle of crumple) ¹



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Definition of Crumpling

1. crumple [v] - See also: crumple

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Literary usage of Crumpling

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1. Paper Technology: An Elementary Manual on the Manufacture, Physical by Robert Walter Sindall (1906)
"By continuing the crumpling test it would be easy to find out whether the paper ... Curve to show the effect of testing Paper by crumpling. to give way ..."

2. Physics of the Earth's Crust by Osmond Fisher (1889)
"... a viscous shear and crumpling—How a crumpled rock passes into a schist—Distinction between a schist and a slate—Distortion of fossils—Great amount of ..."

3. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1903)
"... that chain and the parallel anticlinorium of the Jura mountains is a Synclinorium. ' crumpling.—In the general plication of a district there are usually ..."

4. The Growth of a Planet by Edwin Sharpe Grew (1911)
"CHAPTER XIII EARTH MOVEMENTS Movements of the crust—Spasmodic earthquake movements—Slow continued movements—crumpling—Tangential pressures—Earthquake areas— ..."

5. Vestiges of the Molten Globe, as Exhibited in the Figure of the Earth by William Lowthian Green (1887)
"O. Fisher and Mr. WB Taylor on the crumpling of the earth's crust in connection ... The crumpling and fracturing also, of the earth's crust, he attributes ..."

6. Real Things in Nature: A Reading Book of Science for American Boys and Girls by Edward Singleton Holden (1903)
"In the crumpling of the crust the stratified rocks are sometimes turned on edge, as in Fig. 152. We can then actually measure their thickness. FIG. 153. ..."

7. Mathematical Questions and Solutions by W. J. C. Miller (1881)
"... MA)—A spherical surface of radius e, made of thin perfectly flexible material whose internal side is reflecting, is deformed without either crumpling or ..."

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