Crease.

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Crease. See Creese.
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Usage

In literature:

Put the silk on a clean table without creasing; rub on the mixture with a flannel cloth.
"Our Deportment" by John H. Young
The four ranks of beds, without a crease on their brown blankets, are bare of occupants.
"Observations of an Orderly" by Ward Muir
She folded the shawl carefully in the creases, and laid it on the table.
"Jane Field" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
His leather trousers were creased and baggy at the knees.
"Ben Blair" by Will Lillibridge
I could follow the creases in the black coat, the direction of the nap of the silk hat.
"The Haunters & The Haunted" by Various
Malhomme's frown deepened, creasing the dark lines of his forehead into furrows.
"Warlord of Kor" by Terry Gene Carr
The small, tear-stained face was creased with dirt and molasses.
"From the Valley of the Missing" by Grace Miller White
Jones showed him a creased bit of paper, closely written.
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
She stood straightening the sheet which covered Tom's face, creasing its folds between her fingers, and pulling it a little on this side or that.
"John Ward, Preacher" by Margaret Deland
You manage to shake more whim-whams out of the creases than you know.
"The Place Beyond the Winds" by Harriet T. Comstock
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In poetry:

The pretty stuff you're made of
Will crack and crease and dry.
The thing you are afraid of
Will look from every eye.
"Braggart" by Dorothy Parker
Little he knew of field or fold,
Yet knew what ailed; his cap
Was ready cup for water cold;
Though creased, and stained, and very old,
'Twas not much torn, good hap!
"The Sheep and The Goat" by George MacDonald
I look beyond my city yard,
And watch the white moon struggling hard,
Cloud-buried;
The wind is driving toward the east,
A wreck of pearl, all cracked and creased
And serried.
"Clearing" by Madison Julius Cawein
But when they found them on the ground,
Although their life had ceased,
Quite near to Paul there lay a small
White paper, neatly creased.
"Because of lack of any merit,
B. Hyde," it ran, "we disinherit!"
"How The Babes In The Wood Showed They Couldn't Be Beaten" by Guy Wetmore Carryl
—Say it, no ideas but in things—
nothing but the blank faces of the houses
and cylindrical trees
bent, forked by preconception and accident—
split, furrowed, creased, mottled, stained—
secret—into the body of the light!
"from Book I, Paterson" by William Carlos Williams
Who creases the shroud? What he says is not true!
Nobody sings here, nobody weeps in the corner,
nobody pricks the spurs, nor terrifies the serpent.
Here I want nothing else but the round eyes
to see his body without a chance of rest.
"Lament For Ignacio Sanchez Mejias" by Federico Garcia Lorca

In news:

While Mosely also does technically sophisticated curved-crease origami, she is drawn to the repetitive elegance of fractals and how they lend themselves to participation from even the most novice folder.
Pop-up books have always been the exhibitionists of the literary world—all those creases and protrusions.
Lips may become thinner, drier and creased as we age.
Integrated creasing and folding for digital printers.
Pop-up book s have always been the exhibitionists of the literary world—all those creases and protrusions.
An SIO scientist, who asked not to be named, said the higher temperatures of the summer months in- crease the rate of bacterial decay, therefore more of a " rotten egg smell" is emitted.
Seborrheic dermatitis may also appear in the creases under the arms, buttocks, breasts, and groin.
Hannan's aged features seem creased with hundreds of tiny wrinkles.
She used a soft powder taupe for the crease, beginning at the outer corner and blending from the outside in and brushed an iridescent white shimmer powder shadow on the brow bone and in the corner of the eye to open it up.
T he candidate stood uneasily on the rostrum, his black suit still creased from the valise he had carried on the three-day train trip from Springfield, Ill.
With each passing year, the crow's-feet framing your eyes and the creases lining your forehead grow deeper.
Sabres' Miller calls for more penalties for crease crashers.
The soft rubber deforms with ease without creasing to lie flat on your bench time after time.
James Callahan (21) clears the crease in front of Morristown -Beard goaltender Peter Alevras (1) against St Augustine in earlier action this season.
In this rugged land, scenes switch between colorful fields, menacing rock formations and wrinkled mountains, creased by time.
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In science:

Since all experiments (including most calibration experiments) require an equilibration time of 5T1 , an order of magnitude savings in time can be signi ficant, and will become more so as the number of qubits in creases.
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
At some point, as creases in time, disk locking must break down, because the star has too much inertia for the thenmeager funnel flow to force the star to rotate at Ω⋆ = Ωx .
Angular Momentum Evolution of Young Stars: Toward a Synthesis of Observations, Theory, and Modeling
We construct the line L1 , by folding a crease between two different corners of the paper.
Totally real origami and impossible paper folding
The only way a new point will be constructed is by a new crease intersecting an old one.
Totally real origami and impossible paper folding
Bk do not in(perturbed) field lines, i.e., crease.
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
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