slang to make a fuss or uproar. (C14 creat created, from Latin creatus, from creare to produce, make)
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What causes ripples to be formed on a board when it is run through the jointer?
Two things cause ripples (also known as scallops, shown above) when machining boards on a jointer with straight knives, Bill: excessive feed rate or a misaligned knife. Check your jointer knives with a straightedge resting on the outfeed table. Adjust each knife so at its peak it just touches the straightedge.
What causes ripples on the beach?
"Ripples in sand, found on both beaches and dunes, are one of nature's most ubiquitous and spectacular examples of self-organization. They arise whenever wind blows strongly enough over a sand surface to entrain grains into the wind. The subsequent hopping and leaping of these grains is called saltation.
What are current ripples?
Unidirectional flow ripples are sometimes also called "current ripples". The inititial formation of ripples is not well understood, but probably has something to do with burst and sweep processes which disrupt the smooth surface (sweeps) and deposit a small pile of grains as a result of decelleration (bursts).
What do asymmetrical ripples indicate?
If you look closely, you will notice that one side of the ripple has a shallow, gentle incline, while the other is steep and abrupt. These ripple marks are asymmetric, which suggests there is one dominant wind direction.
Where do you find asymmetrical ripples?
Beaches are a good place to find these ripples. While wave-formed ripples are traditionally described as symmetrical, asymmetric wave ripples are common in shallow waters along sandy shores. They are produced by bottom oscillations generated by passing breaker waves, which have unequal intensity in opposite directions.
How do current ripples form?
When water flowing over sand exceeds the critical shear stress for motion, bedforms develop as a result of dynamic processes acting across the interface between sand and water. For grain sizes finer than coarse sand, the first flow-transverse bedforms to develop are current ripples.
Where are current ripples found?
Often found on beaches, they are created by a two way current, for example the waves on a beach (swash and backwash). This creates ripple marks with pointed crests and rounded troughs, which aren't inclined more to a certain direction.
What can we say about symmetrical ripples?
Symmetric ripples are formed by bidirectional currents: currents that move in one direction and then in the opposite one. Waves cause ripples to be symmetric because both sides of the ripple become alternatively sites of erosion and deposition while water moves back and forth.
How do ripples move?
When you throw a rock into a body of water, the rock will push water out of its way as it enters, causing ripples to move away from its point of entry in a circle or ring shape. This interaction causes a ripple to form that moves in the opposite direction of the water's initial motion.
Where are ripples found?
Symmetrical ripples are commonly found in shallow waters. Beaches are a good place to find these ripples. While wave-formed ripples are traditionally described as symmetrical, asymmetric wave ripples are common in shallow waters along sandy shores.
What are the ripples in sand called?
"Regular, wavelike ridges on a beach are called sand ripples or ripple marks. A ripple is simply a small wave, having a period of three seconds or less. Sand ripples, however, do not have easily discernible periods (they do have periods, but they are on the order of days).
Why does heat cause ripples in the air?
When air is heated by a fire or a hot surface, swirls of hot air rise up through cooler air above. As the hot and cool air mix, light that's traveling through the air goes in and out of many swirls and pockets of hot and cool air. So the light is bent back and forth as it goes through mixing air.
What does it mean when you see water ripples in your vision?
An ocular migraine gives a temporary visual disturbance, or 'aura'. This will often be described as 'zig-zagging' lights or lines (like looking through a kaleidoscope) or, occasionally as though the vision has become 'rippled' ( like looking through water).
Why do I see ripples in my vision?
What is an ocular migraine? An ocular migraine gives a temporary visual disturbance, or 'aura'. This will often be described as 'zig-zagging' lights or lines (like looking through a kaleidoscope) or, occasionally as though the vision has become 'rippled' ( like looking through water).
How do you get rid of carpet ripples?
To fix a wrinkle, you can rent a carpet stretcher and a knee-kicker for around 40 bucks and adjust its tooth depth to the depth of the pile of your carpet. Pull the carpet up from the tack strip at the baseboard, then sink the teeth of the power stretcher into the carpet where you need to pull it taut.
How do you remove ripples from carpet?
Pry the carpet gently up from the strips with a wood chisel or other pry tool on a wall parallel to the ripple. Pull tacks with a carpet tack puller, a small metal claw on a short, thick shank or the claw on a carpet tack hammer. Find the underlying padding and straighten it if you find bunching.
What causes ripples in carpet?
Humidity is a leading cause of carpet wrinkling. When humidity levels climb, moisture can get into your carpeting and cause it to swell. This expansion can lead to those tell-tale ripples. During an Indiana summer running your air conditioning system can help prevent this problem.
Why does carpet ripples after cleaning?
The primary backing, secondary backing, and the yarns are held together by the latex adhesive. The latex adhesive can absorb moisture. This is one reason that when you get your carpets cleaned you see rippling or wrinkling, from this absorption and expansion. Once the carpeting dries, the carpet will lay flat again.
How do you fix ripples in wall to wall carpet?
By using a carpet knee kicker, you can repair your rippled carpet. Once you release the carpet from the tack strip, start from one end of the carpet by positioning the knee kicker and push it along the carpet area and use your knee to kick the cushion. Repeat till you are satisfied with the way your carpet looks.
How do climbing ripples form?
Climbing ripples are formed as a result; require net deposition, as in decelerating flows associated with river floods or turbidity currents. In small ripples there is a tendency for crests to become more discontinuous or lobate with an increase in the energy of the environment.