Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Kink

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6674

\kiŋk\ n [D; akin to MLGr kinke kink] (1678) (1) In fabrics, a place where a short length of yarn has spontaneously doubled back on itself. (2) In yarn,  Snarl.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA