Puckering
Pucker Puck"er, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Puckered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puckering}.] [From {Poke} a pocket, small bag.] To gather into small folds or wrinkles; to contract into ridges and furrows; to corrugate; -- often with up; as, to pucker up the mouth. ``His skin [was] puckered up in wrinkles.'' --Spectator. [1913 Webster]

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  • Puckering — Puckering. См. Образование гофра. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

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  • John Puckering — Sir John Puckering (1544 in Flamborough, Yorkshire 30 April 1596) was a lawyer, Speaker of the English House of Commons, and Lord Keeper from 1592 until his death. He married Anne Chowne, daughter of George Chowne, and had one son, and at least… …   Wikipedia

  • Catherine Puckering — (born 1968) is an American actress and singer. She was raised in Ukiah, California.Puckering attended Ukiah High School where she took part in school musicals and plays before graduating in 1986. After graduation, she studied musical theater… …   Wikipedia

  • Образование гофра — Puckering Образование гофра. Искривление или выпучивание выдавленной оболочки внутри прижимного кольца. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

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