折ぐせ

English translation: kink

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Japanese term or phrase:折ぐせ
English translation:kink
Entered by: Yuki Okada

21:07 Aug 6, 2007
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / safety equipment
Japanese term or phrase: 折ぐせ
The subject matter is safety belts. The issue is when the safet belt is bent sharply for an extended period of time, or many times, this point becomes permanently bent unless you straighten it by force. This makes this point weaker. We also speak of "origuse" on a sheet of paper when you make origami and make fold marks, for instance.

What is the English expression for this, or is there any?

KudoZ is "kuseninarisou." Oops, this is a wrong kuse. Don't answer this one!
Yuki Okada
Canada
Local time: 03:24
kink
Explanation:
...is what comes to mind.

Some definitions of kink on the Web:

* any unintended crease.
www.sgia.org/glossary/Kk.cfm

* a very sharp bend in a rope caused by contact over a sharp edge or pulling out of a coiled form. The kink may result in a permanent deformation of the rope, and loss of its strength. A kink may lead to the forming of a hockle.
www.wellingtoninc.com/cordage/ROPE5.HTM

* A tight loop in wire or wire rope that results in permanent damage due to deformation.
www.elektroda.net/pomoce/ISA/define-k.html

* a sharp bend or twist in a rope that permanently distorts the strands.
www.jamarco.com/09a_Rope/rope_glossary.htm

WikiAnswers - Rear left seat belt for Mazda 626 1999 got stuck ...
Rear left seat belt for Mazda 626 1999 got stuck. There is a minor kink in the belt where is goes into the hole. How can you fix it. Thanks? ...
wiki.answers.com/Q/Rear_left_seat_belt_for_Mazda_626_1999_got_stuck._There_is_a_minor_kink_in_the_belt_wh... - 28k -

Harnesses - Cheap Deals at Car Safety Seats
Every time you use it, it responds a little differently (as you’ll know all to well from experiences with your own seatbelt). Any kink can impair its ...
www.carsafetyseats.org.uk/harnesses.htm - 94k -



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Note added at 6 hrs (2007-08-07 03:16:31 GMT)
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Hello, Yuki-san,
I don't think a 'kink' necessarily requires twisting, but how about these simple alternatives?

* crease
* fold mark (would be most-suited to paper, though), or
* bend mark

I think "crease" might work well for most materials.
Selected response from:

KathyT
Australia
Local time: 22:24
Grading comment
Thank you, Kathy, and everyone else. I will go for "crease." I am pretty sure that we differentiate betweenキンク and 折ぐせin Japanese. But it seems that the English word, kink, covers a wider meaning.
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3 +6kink
KathyT


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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +6
kink


Explanation:
...is what comes to mind.

Some definitions of kink on the Web:

* any unintended crease.
www.sgia.org/glossary/Kk.cfm

* a very sharp bend in a rope caused by contact over a sharp edge or pulling out of a coiled form. The kink may result in a permanent deformation of the rope, and loss of its strength. A kink may lead to the forming of a hockle.
www.wellingtoninc.com/cordage/ROPE5.HTM

* A tight loop in wire or wire rope that results in permanent damage due to deformation.
www.elektroda.net/pomoce/ISA/define-k.html

* a sharp bend or twist in a rope that permanently distorts the strands.
www.jamarco.com/09a_Rope/rope_glossary.htm

WikiAnswers - Rear left seat belt for Mazda 626 1999 got stuck ...
Rear left seat belt for Mazda 626 1999 got stuck. There is a minor kink in the belt where is goes into the hole. How can you fix it. Thanks? ...
wiki.answers.com/Q/Rear_left_seat_belt_for_Mazda_626_1999_got_stuck._There_is_a_minor_kink_in_the_belt_wh... - 28k -

Harnesses - Cheap Deals at Car Safety Seats
Every time you use it, it responds a little differently (as you’ll know all to well from experiences with your own seatbelt). Any kink can impair its ...
www.carsafetyseats.org.uk/harnesses.htm - 94k -



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Note added at 6 hrs (2007-08-07 03:16:31 GMT)
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Hello, Yuki-san,
I don't think a 'kink' necessarily requires twisting, but how about these simple alternatives?

* crease
* fold mark (would be most-suited to paper, though), or
* bend mark

I think "crease" might work well for most materials.

KathyT
Australia
Local time: 22:24
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 41
Grading comment
Thank you, Kathy, and everyone else. I will go for "crease." I am pretty sure that we differentiate betweenキンク and 折ぐせin Japanese. But it seems that the English word, kink, covers a wider meaning.
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thnak you very much Kathy. But kink is something else, at least in Japanese. A tight loop exerts a twisting force to a rope to cause a kink. Origuse is caused by a simple bending; no twisting. My document has a separate entry for kink. If you don't come up with the word for origuse, maybe there is no word for it in English or kink covers the same kind of thing?


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Can Altinbay
44 mins
  -> Thanks, Can.

agree  Will Matter
1 hr
  -> Thanks, willmatter.

agree  Nobuo Kameyama: "Kuseninarisou..."Okada-san, you must fall into the good habit of "kudozing."
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Kameyama-san.

agree  Ruth Sato
8 hrs
  -> Thanks, Ruth.

agree  paul_b: Crease is good but I think that, whatever the dictionary says, 'kink' would work.
10 hrs
  -> Thanks, Paul.

agree  casey: crease and kink both sound fine to me
1 day 14 hrs
  -> Thanks, Casey.
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