What does crease mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bendnoun

    an angular or rounded shape made by folding

    "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"

  2. wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, linenoun

    a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface

    "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"

  3. kris, creese, creaseverb

    a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade

  4. wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crispverb

    make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in

    "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"

  5. furrow, wrinkle, creaseverb

    make wrinkled or creased

    "furrow one's brow"

  6. graze, crease, rakeverb

    scrape gently

    "graze the skin"

  7. rumple, crumple, wrinkle, crease, crinkleverb

    become wrinkled or crumpled or creased

    "This fabric won't wrinkle"

Wiktionary

  1. creasenoun

    A line or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance; hence, a similar mark, however produced.

  2. creasenoun

    One of the white lines drawn on the pitch to show different areas of play; especially the popping crease, but also the bowling crease and the return crease.

  3. creasenoun

    The circle around the goal, where no offensive players can go.

  4. creasenoun

    The goal crease; an area in front of each goal, surrounded by thin red lines and filled in with light blue.

  5. creaseverb

    To make a crease in; to wrinkle.

  6. creaseverb

    To lightly bloody; to graze.

    The bullet just creased his shoulder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Creasenoun

    see Creese

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. krus, G. krause, crispness, krausen, krusen, 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.]

  2. Creasenoun

    a line or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance; hence, a similar mark, however produced

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. krus, G. krause, crispness, krausen, krusen, 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.]

  3. Creasenoun

    one of the lines serving to define the limits of the bowler and the striker

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. krus, G. krause, crispness, krausen, krusen, 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.]

  4. Creaseverb

    to make a crease or mark in, as by folding or doubling

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. krus, G. krause, crispness, krausen, krusen, 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.]

Freebase

  1. Crease

    In the sport of cricket, the crease is a certain area demarcated by white lines painted or chalked on the field of play. The term crease also refers to any of the lines themselves, particularly the popping crease. Law 9 of the Laws of Cricket governs the size and position of the crease markings. The actual line is considered to be the back edge of the width of the marked line on the grass, i.e., the edge nearest to the wicket at that end. Four creases are drawn at each end of the pitch, around the two sets of stumps. The batsmen generally play in and run between the areas defined by the creases at each end of the pitch. The bowling creases lie 22 yards apart and mark the ends of the pitch, and so may be used to determine whether there is a no ball because a fielder has encroached on the pitch or the wicket-keeper has moved in front of the wicket before they are permitted to do so. Formerly, part of the bowler's back foot in the delivery stride was required to fall behind the bowling crease to avoid a delivery being a no ball. This rule was replaced by a requirement that part of the bowler's front foot in the delivery stride must fall behind the popping crease.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Crease

    krēs, n. a mark made by folding or doubling anything: (cricket) a line indicating the boundaries of a particular space, as the position of a batter and bowler.—v.t. to make creases in anything.—v.i. to become creased.—adj. Creas′y, full of creases. [Prob. Celt., as Bret. krīz, &c.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. crease

    A dagger or poniard, the universal weapon of the inhabitants of the Malayan Archipelago. It is made of many different forms, short or long, straight or crooked. The hilt and scabbard are often much ornamented. Men of all ranks wear this weapon; and those of high rank, when in full dress, sometimes carry three or four. In Java women sometimes wear it.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crease in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of crease in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Starrr:

    Practice doing eyelashes, practice doing a cut crease, smoky eye, contouring your nose or overlining your lips. All the things that you have not wanted to try because you were so intimidated to, try because no one is going to see you.

  2. Anton Khudobin:

    Anton Khudobin had 38 saves, including 16 in the third after giving up two goals earlier in the period. Vegas goalieRobin Lehner stopped 20 shotsoverall while his record postseason shutout streak ended. Dallas was outshot 18-4 in the third period, but had the final chance in regulation with a 3-on-1 break. Stars captain Jamie Benns wrister briefly shook up Lehner, who was struck by the puck that went over the pad and hit him near his left knee as time expired. I thought in the third we responded again, had a bunch of chances to potentially win the game in the last five minutes, Vegas coach Pete DeBoer said. It was one of those nights. They were opportunistic and thats what they are. Pucks right on the wrong guys stick in the wrong spots tonight for us. Lehner was back in net for overtime, and said afterward that he was fine. As for the game-ending goal, he said, It happened pretty quick. ... Tough to judge right now. Vegas tied the game at 2 with 7:14 left in regulation on Alex Tuchs goal that was challenged by the Stars, who felt there was interference against Anton Khudobin. The goalie was in front of the right post with Mark Stone against him when Alex Tuchs shot went over Alex Tuchs left shoulder and into the net. Nothing I can say about it, I think I was out of the crease. That was it.

  3. Patrick Ta:

    Just put it in the outer crease, or put it on the lash line.

  4. Amelia Edmundson:

    Maybe put it in funky pony tails and go back to your child's stage or something like that to have a little fun with it, practice doing eyelashes, practice doing a cut crease, smoky eye, contouring your nose or overlining your lips. All the things that you have not wanted to try because you were so intimidated to, try because no one is going to see you.

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  • мяцьBelarusian
  • одрасквам, прегъвам, измачквам, мъна, гънка, прегъвкаBulgarian
  • rýha, udělat záhyb, mnout, vráska, záhybCzech
  • Falte, BügelfalteGerman
  • arruga, pliegue, arrugar, rayaSpanish
  • maalialue, ryppy, maalivahti, prässi, naarmuttaa, prässätä, taitos, raapaista, taittaa, laskos, laskostaa, alue, rypistää, rajaviiva, maalivahdinalueFinnish
  • pliFrench
  • súrol, élHungarian
  • ծալք, փոթ, կնճիռArmenian
  • brotIcelandic
  • 折り目Japanese
  • plooi, kreukelDutch
  • foldNorwegian
  • miąćPolish
  • enrugar, dobra, roçar, rugaPortuguese
  • загиб, стрелка, сморщить, мять, сминать, складка, смять, загибать, морщить, загнуть, вратарская площадкаRussian
  • nabor, наборSerbo-Croatian
  • mäťSlovak
  • metiSlovene
  • veck, målområdeSwedish
  • mkunjoSwahili
  • örselemek, kırışıklık, buruşturmak, kırıştırmakTurkish
  • м᾽ятиUkrainian

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