(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. groove, crease, channel; see fold 2 , groove , ridge 1 .

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  • Corrugation — Cor ru*ga tion (k?r r? g? sh?n), n. [Cf. F. corrugation.] The act corrugating; contraction into wrinkles or alternate ridges and grooves. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corrugation — Corrugation. См. Гофрирование. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • corrugation — [kɔʀygɑsjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. XIVe; lat. médical corrugatio, de cor (cum), et ruga « ride ». ❖ ♦ Didact. (anat., physiol.). Formation de plis cutanés. ❖ DÉR. Corrugateur …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • corrugation — 1520s, from L. *corrugationem, noun of action from pp. stem of corrugare (see CORRUGATE (Cf. corrugate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • corrugation — [kôr΄ə gā′shən, kär΄ə gā′shən] n. [ML corrugatio] 1. a corrugating or being corrugated 2. any of the parallel ridges or grooves of a corrugated surface …   English World dictionary

  • corrugation — /kawr euh gay sheuhn, kor /, n. 1. the act or state of corrugating or of being corrugated. 2. a wrinkle; fold; furrow; ridge. [1520 30; < ML corrugation (s. of corrugatio) a wrinkling. See CORRUGATE, ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • corrugation — (ko rru ga sion) s. f. Terme didactique. Froncement, plissement. La corrugation de la peau par l action des muscles sous jacents. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. corrugatio, de cum, et ruga, ride (voy. ride) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • corrugation — noun Date: 1528 1. the act of corrugating 2. a ridge or groove of a surface that has been corrugated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • corrugation — noun The act corrugating; contraction into wrinkles or alternate ridges and grooves …   Wiktionary

  • Corrugation — Гофрировка; рифление; сморщивание; Волнистость, складка …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • corrugation — Synonyms and related words: bezel, broken ground, broken water, chamfer, chase, chink, chop, cockle, corduroy, corduroy road, crack, crankle, cranny, crease, crimp, crinkle, crumple, cut, dado, engraving, flute, fluting, fold, furrow, gash, goose …   Moby Thesaurus

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