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iron out the kinks

To remove or fix any small problems that are present in something, such as a project. The main development is finished, we just need to iron out the kinks before we release the product.
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get the kinks out

To remove or fix any small problems that are present in something, such as a project. The main development is finished, we just need to get the kinks out before we release the product.
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get the kinks ironed out

To remove or fix any small problems that are present in something, such as a project. The main development is finished, we just need to get the kinks ironed out before we release the product.
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get the kinks (ironed) out

Fig. to fix a problem associated with something. The actors had to get the kinks out before they were ready to present the play to an audience. That'll be a right nice car, when you get the kinks ironed out in the engine.
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kink up

[for something] to develop kinks or tangles. The leather parts tend to shrink and kink up in the damp weather. My hair kinks up in this weather.
See also: kink, up

kink

1. n. a strange person; a kinky person. The guy’s a kink. Watch out for him.
2. n. a sexually deviant person. The kinks congregate two streets over.
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It can be seen from the above figure that, while tubing made from new Kraton A-1 polymer shows kink resistance equivalent to that of the PVC reference, the kink resistance of tubing made with Kraton A-2 is even better than tubing made with PVC.
where [x'.sub.1][x'.sub.2] is the coordinate system centered at the tip of the kinked crack.
In order to check the reversibility of kink band formation, HT-PBZT fiber was recompressed after first compressing up to 0.94%.
* Visually inspect the exterior of the hose, looking for kinks, bulges, soft spots and/or excessive cover wear.
The geometry of the kinked tube is exported, and the insulin flow through the deformed geometry is simulated.
Then coil it back against itself to see if it kinks. A hose that kinks in the store will kink even easier after it's been baking in the sun all day (photo above).
We report a 'cannot ventilate' situation occurring as a result of a plastic breathing hose (Intersurgical Respiratory Systems, Berkshire, UK) becoming kinked. The kink occurred in the hose connecting the reservoir bag to the mount handle of the anaesthesia machine.
One of the proposed changes included in the Pre-Budget Report 2007 is the abolishment of the so-called kink test, which will be effective for disposals of assets made on or after April 6, 2008.
"Hey Angel, we should use this triple kink lipslide in the next mag."
And today we can exclusively reveal the first of the headliners to be announced for the festival will be Resident Advisior's 2015's number one live electronic act - the incredible KiNK.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2010 TARMO Kink was offered 15 minutes to make an impact and change the game in Boro's favour.
TARMO KINK is planning to show Tony Mowbray he was wrong to wreck his last tilt at British football.
Middlesbrough midfielder Tarmo Kink and Amkar Perm midfielder Konstantin Vassiljev have scored seven goals between them in Estonia's qualifying campaign.
Tarmo Kink came off the bench to drive in his third goal of the season - all three as a substitute - before a Patrick McCarthy own goal gave Boro a first win since September.
THE Kinks' Sir Ray Davies, Dave Davies and Mick Avory have paid tribute to former bandmate Ian Gibbons following his death at the age of 67.