What does corrugate mean?

Definitions for corrugate
ˈkɔr əˌgeɪt, ˈkɒr-; -gɪt, -ˌgeɪtcor·ru·gate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrugate(verb)

    fold into ridges

    "corrugate iron"


  1. corrugate(Verb)

    To wrinkle

  2. corrugate(Verb)

    to fold into parallel folds, grooves or ridges

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corrugate(adj)

    wrinkled; crumpled; furrowed; contracted into ridges and furrows

  2. Corrugate(verb)

    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

  3. Origin: [L. corrugatus, p. p. of corrugare; cor-+ rugare to wrinkle, ruga wrinkle; of uncertain origin.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Corrugate

    kor′oo-gāt, v.t. to wrinkle or draw into folds.—p.adjs. Corr′ugant; Corr′ugated.—ns. Corrugā′tion, the act of wrinkling or being wrinkled: a wrinkle; Corr′ugator (anat.) one of the two muscles that wrinkle the brow.—Corrugated metal, metal passed between pairs of rollers with ridged surfaces, the ridges of one fitting into the hollows of the other, the plates operated on being bent and compressed into the wavy outline of the rolls. [L. cor, inten., rugāre, -ātum, to wrinkle—ruga, a wrinkle.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corrugate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corrugate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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Translations for corrugate

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  • набръчквам, нагъвам, надиплямBulgarian
  • corrugarSpanish
  • rimpelen, plooienDutch
  • морщиться, гофрировать, складыватьRussian

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