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corrugate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corrugate  \Cor"ru*gate\  (k?r"r?-g?t),  a.  [L.  corrugatus  p.  p. 
  of  corrugare;  cor-+  rugare  to  wrinkle,  ruga  wrinkle;  of 
  uncertain  origin.] 
  Wrinkled;  crumpled;  furrowed;  contracted  into  ridges  and 
  furrows. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corrugate  \Cor"ru*gate\  (-g?t),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Corrugated} 
  (-g?`t?d);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Corrugating}  (-g?`t?ng).] 
  To  form  or  shape  into  wrinkles  or  folds,  or  alternate  ridges 
  and  grooves,  as  by  drawing,  contraction,  pressure,  bending, 
  or  otherwise;  to  wrinkle;  to  purse  up  as  to  corrugate 
  plates  of  iron;  to  corrugate  the  forehead. 
 
  {Corrugated  iron},  sheet  iron  bent  into  a  series  of  alternate 
  ridges  and  grooves  in  parallel  lines,  giving  it  greater 
  stiffness. 
 
  {Corrugated  paper},  a  thick,  coarse  paper  corrugated  in  order 
  to  give  it  elasticity.  It  is  used  as  a  wrapping  material 
  for  fragile  articles,  as  bottles. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corrugate 
  v  :  fold  into  ridges;  "corrugate  iron" 




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