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. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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