Crease



[krees] /kris/

noun
1.
a ridge or groove produced in anything by folding, heat, pressure, etc.; fold; furrow.
2.
a wrinkle, especially one on the face.
3.
the straight, vertical edge or line produced in the front and back of trousers, especially men’s trousers, by pressing, as with a steam presser or iron.
4.
Ice Hockey. the marked rectangular area in front of each goal cage, into which an offensive player can skate only if that player has the puck, if the puck is already within the area, or if the goalie is absent.
5.
Cricket.

verb (used with object), creased, creasing.
6.
to make a crease or creases in or on; wrinkle.
7.
to wound or stun by a furrowing or superficial shot:
The bullet merely creased his shoulder.
verb (used without object), creased, creasing.
8.
to become creased.
[krees] /kris/
noun
1.
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[krees] /kris/
noun
1.
a short sword or heavy dagger with a wavy blade, used by the Malays.
/kriːs/
noun
1.
a line or mark produced by folding, pressing, or wrinkling
2.
a wrinkle or furrow, esp on the face
3.
(cricket) any three lines near each wicket marking positions for the bowler or batsman See also bowling crease, popping crease, return crease
4.
(hockey:Ice) the small rectangular area in front of each goal cage
5.
(lacrosse) Also called goal crease. the circular area surrounding the goal
verb
6.
to make or become wrinkled or furrowed
7.
(transitive) to graze with a bullet, causing superficial injury
8.
(often foll by up) (slang) to be or cause to be greatly amused
/kriːs/
noun
1.
a rare spelling of kris
/kriːs/
noun
1.
a rare spelling of kris
n.

1660s, altered from creaste “a ridge,” perhaps a variant of crest, via meaning “a fold in a length of cloth” (mid-15c.) which produced a crest. As a verb, from 1580s. Related: Creased; creasing.

crease (krēs)
n.
A line made by folding or wrinkling, as in the skin.

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    [krees] /kris/ noun 1. a ridge or groove produced in anything by folding, heat, pressure, etc.; fold; furrow. 2. a wrinkle, especially one on the face. 3. the straight, vertical edge or line produced in the front and back of trousers, especially men’s trousers, by pressing, as with a steam presser or iron. 4. Ice […]

  • Creaseless

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    [krees-ri-zis-tuh nt] /ˈkris rɪˌzɪs tənt/ adjective 1. (of a fabric) resistant to normal wrinkling. adjective 1. (of a fabric, garment, etc) designed to remain uncreased when subjected to wear or use

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    [kree-see] /ˈkri si/ adjective, creasier, creasiest. 1. full of .



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