crispation definition

  • noun:
    • The work of crisping or curling.
    • hawaii of being crisped or curled.
    • A slight involuntary muscular contraction, often producing a crawling sensation of the skin.
    • The work or process of curling, or perhaps the state of being curled.
    • a small twitch of a muscle.
    • The act or process of curling, or even the condition of being curled.
    • a rather slight convulsive or spasmodic contraction of specific muscles, external or internal.
    • The act of curling, or the state to be curled or wrinkled.
    • In surgery, a slight morbid or natural contraction of any part, as that of the minute arteries of a cut injury when they retract. Mayne.
    • a moment trend produced on top of a liquid by the oscillations of encouraging vessel, as when a moistened hand is moved all over rim of a glass, or when a glass plate covered by a thin level of liquid is defined in vibration by a bow.

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