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Verb
/ˈdimpəl/,
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dimples, plural;
  1. Produce a dimple or dimples in the surface of (something)
    • - a sucking swirl dimpled the water
  2. Form or show a dimple or dimples
    • - the water ruffled and dimpled
    • - a dimpled smile
Noun
  1. A small depression in the flesh, either one that exists permanently or one that forms in the cheeks when one smiles

  2. A slight depression in the surface of something
    • - a sheet of dimple foam

  1. dimpled chad: a chad that has been punched or dimpled but all four corners are still attached
  2. mark with, or as if with, dimples; "drops dimpled the smooth stream"
  3. any slight depression in a surface; "there are approximately 336 dimples on a golf ball"
  4. produce dimples while smiling; "The child dimpled up to the adults"
  5. a small natural hollow in the cheek or chin; "His dimple appeared whenever he smiled"
  6. Dimples are visible indentations of the skin, caused by underlying flesh, which form on some people's cheeks, especially when they smile (may be obscured by male facial hair). Dimples are genetically inherited and are a dominant trait. Dimples are usually found on both cheeks. ...
  7. Haig or Haig & Haig are the oldest distillers of scotch whisky. They produce the Dimple or Pinch brand in a distinctive three-sided bottle. The distillery is now part of the Diageo conglomerate.
  8. (Dimples (film)) Dimples is a 1936 American musical film directed by William A. Seiter. The screenplay was written by Nat Perrin and Arthur Sheekman. ...
  9. (Dimples (song)) Dimples is a song written by Blues singer-songwriter John Lee Hooker and released in 1956. Hooker also included a version with the Los Lobos band on his Grammy Award winning 1997 album, ''Don't Look Back.
  10. (Dimpling) A countersink is a conical hole cut into a manufactured object, or the cutter used to cut such a hole. A common usage is to allow the head of a countersunk bolt or screw, when placed in the hole, to sit flush with or below the surface of the surrounding material. ...
  11. A small depression or indentation in a surface; Specifically, a small natural depression on the skin, especially on the face near the corners of the mouth; To create a dimple in; To create a dimple in one's face by smiling
  12. (Dimpled) description used of a polyhedral model made in such a way that the flat faces of the standard mathematical form are replaced by inverted pyramids. (See also faceted.)
  13. (dimpled) The condition of a book which has, on its covers or pages, one or more a small indentations, similar to those on a golf ball.
  14. (Dimples) The small indentations on a golf ball.
  15. (DIMPLES) a slight form of seersuckering
  16. (Dimples) The pattern of markings on the cover of the ball. Used for aerodynamic purposes.
  17. (Dimples) Tiny circular hollows impressed onto the outer covering of golf balls to regulate their lift. The surface is also usually punctuated with at least one large cut, or "smile," caused by a shanked iron shot. ...
  18. Seeing dimples on someone signifies passing love affairs
  19. (dimpling) a pucker or indentation of the skin. On the breast, it may be a sign of cancer.
  20. (Dimpling) a process that is used to indent the hole into which a flush rivet is to be installed.
  21. (dimpling) The skin retraction caused by tumor shortening the suspensory ligaments of the breast.
  22. An indentation, such as on a golf ball, on covers or pages. Considered a defect, if not part of decorated covers.
  23. The mechanical process of "punching" two or more places on a shaft tip in order to make it fit more securely into a hosel. See "Crimp."
  24. Depression on the cover of a golf ball.
  25. Dimples are those hundreds of small holes that every golf ball is designed with.