creep in

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Verb1.creep in - enter surreptitiously; "He sneaked in under cover of darkness"; "In this essay, the author's personal feelings creep in"
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"

w>creep in

vi(sich) hinein-/hereinschleichen (→ -to in +acc); (mistakes, doubts)sich einschleichen (→ -to in +acc)
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Immediately after the application of the stress, and for a brief duration, creep follows a logarithmic law, then the well-known Kohlrausch-Williams-Watts creep in [t.
The surprisingly large amount of flux creep in high-temperature superconductors, even at relatively low temperatures, makes them unusual when compared with conventioal superconductors.
Although research on creep of plastic pipes has been widely carried out in other plastics, little work has been reported for creep in ABS (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene) pipes at high temperatures.
However, RH varied in a greater range from 28 percent to 94 percent and possibly induced major effect on the creep in PSL.
Boston University Corporate Education Center, a leader in project management courses, certificate programs and PMI(R) certification preparation, announced today the availability of a free project management white paper titled Preventing Scope Creep in Project Management by Rick Cusolito, PMP, Project Management Instructor/Consultant at Boston University.
Hojo and Findley [17] reported increased creep in PC tubes pressurized with C[O.
19 SCIENCE, researchers at Stanford University describe experiments showing that flux creep in thin films isn't necessarily a serious problem for certain applications, such as magnets that mus carry a current for long periods of time.
creep in alloys must be well understood for design of alloys that resist creep.