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Noun
A sharp twist or curve in something that is otherwise straight
“Murali, it was later disclosed, because of a minor deformity, had a slight kink in the elbow.”
Noun
A painful sudden tightening of a muscle
“… got a kink in my neck from lying in that awkward position for too long.”
Noun
A flaw or obstacle in a plan, operation, etc
“The company is hosting special training courses so mechanics can quickly iron out any kinks.”
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A quirk of character or behaviour
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“What kink did he have in his character?”
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A sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action
“… whenever he got a kink in his head, he'd drop whatever he was doing to pursue this latest obsession.”
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A tight curl, twist, or bend in a length of thin material, hair etc.
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A curve in a road, river, path, or racing circuit
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A thing that is irregular in form or nature
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Sexual behaviour that is considered abnormal and unacceptable
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A sharp bend in a road
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A length of thread, rope, or similar material, doubled or crossing itself, used as a fastening or handle
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A superficial or transient feeling of liking or attraction
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A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time
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Series of tiny ridges
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A fastening made by looping a piece of string, rope, or something similar on itself and tightening it
Verb
To give hair a perm, using heat, chemicals etc.
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To catch or hold as if in a net
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Make or become bent or twisted out of shape, typically as a result of the effects of heat or damp
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(with reference to a limb or joint) To bend or become bent
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Twist or strain (one's neck or back), causing painful stiffness
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