Crimp is defined as squeezing into folds or waves, or to have a limiting impact.(verb)
The definition of a crimp is a limitation, or a pleat or fold.(noun)
See crimp in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < MDu crimpen, to draw together, wrinkle; akin to cramp
Origin: < crimp, prob. in sense of “press, impress”
See crimp in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb crimped, crimp·ing, crimps
Origin: or Low German krimpen
Origin: , from Middle Dutch
Origin: or Middle Low German.
Origin: Origin unknown.
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