crimple

Crimp vs Crimple - What's the difference?

crimp | crimple |


As verbs the difference between crimp and crimple

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 crimple is (archaic) to crumple, crimp.

As an adjective crimp

is (obsolete) easily crumbled; friable; brittle.

As a noun 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].

Terms vs Crimple - What's the difference?

terms | crimple |


As a noun terms

is .

As a verb crimple is

(archaic) to crumple, crimp.

Crimple vs Scrimple - What's the difference?

crimple | scrimple |


As verbs the difference between crimple and scrimple

is that crimple is (archaic) to crumple, crimp while scrimple is to save money.

Crimple vs Rimple - What's the difference?

crimple | rimple |


As verbs the difference between crimple and rimple

is that crimple is (archaic) to crumple, crimp while rimple is to wrinkle or crease.

As a noun rimple is

wrinkle.

Crimple vs Cripple - What's the difference?

crimple | cripple |


As verbs the difference between crimple and cripple

is that crimple is (archaic) to crumple, crimp while cripple is to make someone a cripple; to cause someone to get a physical disability.

As an adjective cripple is

crippled.

As a noun cripple is

a person who has severely impaired physical abilities because of deformation, injury, or amputation of parts of the body.

Crumple vs Crimple - What's the difference?

crumple | crimple |


As verbs the difference between crumple and crimple

is that crumple is to rumple; to press into wrinkles by crushing together while crimple is (archaic) to crumple, crimp.

As a noun crumple

is a crease, wrinkle, or irregular fold.

Crimpled vs Crimple - What's the difference?

crimpled | crimple |


As verbs the difference between crimpled and crimple

is that crimpled is (crimple) while crimple is (archaic) to crumple, crimp.