English version

crimp

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcrimpcrimp /krɪmp/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 FOLDto press cloth, paper etc into small regular folds 🔊 Use a hot iron to crimp the edges.2 DCto make your hair slightly curly by using a special heated tool 🔊 crimped blonde hair→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
crimp• Beauty salons crimp and curl shining hair with a fall like silk into shapeless frizz.• Another simple rule to observe is to be careful not to crimp or squeeze the cable.• The lack of effective advertising has crimped sales.• After an hour, though still wide awake, I crimped the page and turned off the light.• Fold the rectangle of dough in thirds again, crimping the seam with your fingers so that it will not open up.
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Verb table
crimp
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycrimp
he, she, itcrimps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycrimped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave crimped
he, she, ithas crimped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad crimped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill crimp
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have crimped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam crimping
he, she, itis crimping
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you, we, theyare crimping
Past
I, he, she, itwas crimping
you, we, theywere crimping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been crimping
he, she, ithas been crimping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been crimping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be crimping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been crimping
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