Crease


Crease

Crease may refer to:

  • A Line (geometry) or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance
  • Crease (band), American hard rock band that formed in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 1994
  • Crease (cricket), area demarcated by white lines painted or chalked on the field of play
  • Crease (hockey), volume of space in an ice rink directly in front of the goalie net as indicated by painted red lines on the rink surface
  • Crease pattern, origami diagram type that consists of all or most of the creases in the final model
  • Crease Range, mountain range in northernwestern British Columbia, Canada
  • Skin crease, areas of skin where it folds
  • Crease (Rage), to party or drink excessively.

People

  • Henry Pering Pellew Crease (1823 – 1905), British lawyer, judge, and politician
  • Jimmy Crease (born 1949), former association football player
  • Kevin Crease (1936 - 2007), South Australian television presenter and newsreader

See also

  • All pages beginning with "Crease"
  • All pages with titles containing "Crease"
  • Grease (disambiguation)

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  • Crease — Crease, n. [Cf. LG. krus, G. krause, crispness, krausen, kr[aum]usen, to crisp, curl, lay on folds; or perh. of Celtic origin; cf. Armor. kriz a wrinkle, crease, kriza to wrinkle, fold, W. crych a wrinkle, crychu to rumple, ripple, crease.] 1. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crease up — ˌcrease ˈup [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they crease up he/she/it creases up present participle creasing up past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • crease — crease·less; in·crease·ment; crease; de·crease; in·crease; …   English syllables

  • Crease — Crease, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Creased} (kr?st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Creasing}.] To make a crease or mark in, as by folding or doubling. [1913 Webster] Creased, like dog s ears in a folio. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crease — ► NOUN 1) a line or ridge produced on paper, cloth, etc. by folding, pressing, or crushing. 2) Cricket any of a number of lines marked on the pitch at specified places. ► VERB 1) make a crease in. 2) become creased. 3) (crease up) Brit. i …   English terms dictionary

  • crease — crease1 [krēs] n. [earlier creaste, lit., ridge < ME creste, crece,CREST] 1. a line, mark, or ridge made by folding and pressing cloth, paper, etc. [the crease in trousers] 2. a fold or wrinkle [creases in a jowl] 3. Cricket any of the lines… …   English World dictionary

  • Crease — (kr[=e]s), n. See {Creese}. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crease — [n] fold, wrinkle bend, bulge, cockle, corrugation, furrow, groove, line, overlap, pleat, plica, pucker, ridge, rimple, rivel, ruck, rugosity, tuck; concepts 452,757 crease [v] fold, rumple bend, cockle, corrugate, crimp, crinkle, crumple, dog… …   New thesaurus

  • crease — (n.) 1660s, altered from creaste a ridge, perhaps a variant of CREST (Cf. crest), via meaning a fold in a length of cloth (mid 15c.) which produced a crest. As a verb, from 1580s. Related: Creased; creasing …   Etymology dictionary

  • crease — I UK [kriːs] / US [krɪs] noun Word forms crease : singular crease plural creases 1) [countable] a line made on cloth or paper when it is folded or crushed 2) [countable] a line on someone s skin, especially on the face She has creases at the… …   English dictionary


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