• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Creasing krēs"ĭng (Arch) A layer of tiles forming a corona for a wall.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n creasing In architecture, same as tile-creasing.
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In literature:

He had made no sign, and he made none now as he folded the sheet in its creases.
"The Furnace of Gold" by Philip Verrill Mighels
Take a square of stout paper and by successive foldings make all the creases indicated by the dotted lines in the illustration.
"Amusements in Mathematics" by Henry Ernest Dudeney
She nodded, and I saw Simon's evil face crease with suppressed mirth.
"Jacqueline of Golden River" by H. M. Egbert
Grief he uttered with his tongue, arms, and feet, and it was in the crease of his garments.
"My Neighbors" by Caradoc Evans
His forehead creased, line upon line.
"Sally Bishop" by E. Temple Thurston
Meanwhile, the squire had laid aside his own armor and stood forth in his leather suit that was creased and soiled by the iron weight.
"Beatrix of Clare" by John Reed Scott
I could follow the creases in the frock coat, the direction of the nap of the silk hat which it wore in my room.
"The Ghost" by Arnold Bennett
But there was another piece of evidence to be shown, and this took the form of a scrap of creased white paper.
"The Riddle of the Frozen Flame" by Mary E. Hanshew
This creasing and furrowing begins to occur in the higher mammals, and in civilized man it is carried to an astonishing extent.
"The Destiny of Man" by John Fiske
The lovely, firm, red lips became creased from unrestrainable happiness at sight of him.
"The Awakening" by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy

In poetry:

Fain would I garb my meekness in a coat
Whose very blackness struck a pious note,
And crease my pants, and aye, with tender care,
Arrange becomingly my plebian hair.
"Suburbia - A Yearn" by C J Dennis
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
If they met, who knows–a spring, a shake,
A jack-knife, deadly as Malay crease–
Hush! Let him sleep! Time enough to awake
When cooling shadows the raft overtake.
"Danger" by Susie Frances Harrison
I look beyond my city yard,
And watch the white moon struggling hard,
The wind is driving toward the east,
A wreck of pearl, all cracked and creased
And serried.
"Clearing" by Madison Julius Cawein
"On the bearer's arm, so be he thinks it straight,
Twisted Malay's crease beautiful blue-grey,
Poison'd with sweet fruit; as he found too late,
My husband Arthur, on some bitter day!
"King Arthur's Tomb" by William Morris
My coat was pressed, "just like a swell's; the breeches that I wore
Had creases in them fore and aft like new ones from the store.
I smelt like some old motor-car, exuding kerosene;
I noted, too, the furtive glance of anxious Josephine.
"Josephine" by John O Brien

In news:

Enlarge Tony Kurdzuk/The Star-Ledger The Devils Anton Volchenkov stops the Kings Trevor Lewis charcing the crease during the 2nd period of the Devils 2-1 win.
Crease-crashing latest conundrum for NHL.
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For Line, 'Crease' Is The Word.
When the Redskins called 80 Crease, T.J. Duckett, center, found room to run. IN- CREASING CLOUT: Research Shows In-House Creative Teams Growing in Size, Status.
Did you know if you lie on your side, chest muscles and gravity can form creases in your décolleté while you sleep.
A nurse told me that a crease in a person's earlobe is often an indication of present or future cardiac problems.
If you have ever heard that a crease in the earlobes – specifically one that runs diagonally – indicates an increased risk of heart disease, you aren't alone.
AP File Photo After 1,026 games in the crease, veteran forward Tomas Holmstrom and the Red Wings have to decide if he'll come back to Detroit or retire.
Without it, the fibers become wrinkled or creases may fade.
To avoid a side crease, iron just out to (but not directly over) the edge of each leg.
5 Set creases with steam.
It adds an intense shimmer when applied on the eyelids under shadow, but it can gather in the creases if you use too much.
With a nod to the natural skew of the cliffs nearby, the roof creases inward on the edges, with folds called crickets.

In science:

On the relation between mountain-creases and valley-creases of a flat origami.
When Can You Fold a Map?
The corresponding minimal energy is −2K in this case. (iii) Those with an odd number of creases.
Folding of the Triangular Lattice with Quenched Random Bending Rigidity
In a random crumpling process, creases are created, which generate random spontaneous curvature.
Folding of the Triangular Lattice in the FCC Lattice with Quenched Random Spontaneous Curvature
Such a crumpling results in a marking of the lattice bonds with quenched creases on which folds are favored.
Folding of the Triangular Lattice in the FCC Lattice with Quenched Random Spontaneous Curvature
The domain walls for the variables τ and w encode the four possible types of created creases with angle ψ = 180◦ , 0◦ , 71◦ or 109◦ according to a table similar to Table I.
Folding of the Triangular Lattice in the FCC Lattice with Quenched Random Spontaneous Curvature