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Kink

In auto sales, a problem with a sales contract that prevents a deal from closing. A kink results from misrepresentation by one side or the other, or simply from a mistake in drawing up the contract.
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The energy release rate [G.sub.0] of the kinked crack (a > 0) is given by
Changes also are being made to the maintenance procedures, requiring kinked hoses to be pressure checked.
So when you find the crane's rope is kinked or broken and needs to be replaced, order the correct rope, NSN 4010-01-197-8303.