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Crimp vs Tube - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between crimp and tube

is that crimp is 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 or crimp can be an agent making it his business to procure seamen, soldiers, etc, especially by seducing, decoying, entrapping, or impressing them [since the passing of the merchant shipping act of 1854, applied to one who infringes sub-section 1 of this act, ie to a person other than the owner, master, etc, who engages seamen without a license from the board of trade] while tube is anything that is hollow and cylindrical in shape.

As verbs the difference between crimp and tube

is that crimp is to fasten by bending metal so that it squeezes around the parts to be fastened or crimp can be to impress (seamen or soldiers); to entrap, to decoy while tube is to make or use tubes.

As a adjective crimp

is (obsolete) easily crumbled; friable; brittle.

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