Corrugated



[verb kawr-uh-geyt, kor-; adjective kawr-uh-git, -geyt, kor-] /verb ˈkɔr əˌgeɪt, ˈkɒr-; adjective ˈkɔr ə gɪt, -ˌgeɪt, ˈkɒr-/

verb (used with object), corrugated, corrugating.
1.
to draw or bend into folds or alternate furrows and ridges.
2.
to wrinkle, as the skin or face.
3.
Western U.S. to make irrigation ditches in (a field).
verb (used without object), corrugated, corrugating.
4.
to become corrugated; undergo .
adjective
5.
corrugated; wrinkled; furrowed.
verb (ˈkɒrʊˌɡeɪt)
1.
(usually transitive) to fold or be folded into alternate furrows and ridges
adjective (ˈkɒrʊɡɪt; -ˌɡeɪt)
2.
folded into furrows and ridges; wrinkled
adj.

1620s, “wrinkled” (of skin, etc.), past participle adjective from corrugate. Meaning “bent into curves or folds” (of iron, cardboard, etc., for elasticity and strength) is from 1853.
v.

1620s; implied earlier as a past participle adjective (early 15c.), from Latin corrugatus, past participle of corrugare “to wrinkle very much,” from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + rugare “to wrinkle,” of unknown origin.

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  • Corrugation

    [kawr-uh-gey-shuh n, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈgeɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-/ noun 1. the act or state of or of being . 2. a wrinkle; fold; furrow; ridge. n. 1520s, from Latin *corrugationem, noun of action from past participle stem of corrugare (see corrugate).

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    [kawr-uh-gey-shuh n, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈgeɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-/ noun 1. the act or state of or of being . 2. a wrinkle; fold; furrow; ridge. n. 1520s, from Latin *corrugationem, noun of action from past participle stem of corrugare (see corrugate).



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