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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crinkle  \Crin"kle\  (kr[i^][ng]"k'l),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Crinkled}  (-k'ld);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Crinkling}  (-kl[i^]ng).] 
  [A  dim.,  fr  the  root  of  cringe;  akin  to  D.  krinkelen  to  wind 
  or  twist.  Cf  {Cringle},  {Cringe}.] 
  To  form  with  short  turns,  bends,  or  wrinkles;  to  mold  into 
  inequalities  or  sinuosities;  to  cause  to  wrinkle  or  curl. 
 
  The  house?s  crinkled  to  and  fro.  --Chaucer. 
 
  Her  face  all  bowsy,  Comely  crinkled,  Wondrously 
  wrinkled.  --Skelton. 
 
  The  flames  through  all  the  casements  pushing  forth, 
  Like  red-not  devils  crinkled  into  snakes.  --Mrs. 
  Browning. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crinkle  \Crin"kle\,  v.  i. 
  To  turn  or  wind;  to  run  in  and  out  in  many  short  bends  or 
  turns;  to  curl;  to  run  in  waves;  to  wrinkle;  also  to  rustle, 
  as  stiff  cloth  when  moved 
 
  The  green  wheat  crinkles  like  a  lake.  --L.  T. 
  Trowbridge. 
 
  And  all  the  rooms  Were  full  of  crinkling  silks.  --Mrs. 
  Browning. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crinkle  \Crin"kle\,  n. 
  A  winding  or  turn;  wrinkle;  sinuosity. 
 
  The  crinkles  in  this  glass,  making  objects  appear 
  double.  --A.  Tucker. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crinkle 
  n  :  a  slight  depression  in  the  smoothness  of  a  surface;  "His 
  face  has  many  wrinkles"  [syn:  {wrinkle},  {furrow},  {crease}, 
  {seam},  {line}] 
  v  1:  make  wrinkles  or  creases  into  a  smooth  surface;  "The  dress 
  got  wrinkled"  [syn:  {wrinkle},  {ruckle},  {crease},  {scrunch}, 
  {scrunch  up},  {crisp}] 
  2:  become  wrinkled  or  crumpled  or  creased;  "This  fabric  won't 
  wrinkle"  [syn:  {rumple},  {crumple},  {wrinkle},  {crease}] 




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