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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A line or mark made by folding or wrinkling.

Usage examples (35)
  • Before I left for work I had to iron the crease out of my blouse.
  • A crease in his trousers
  • Stu Barnes, who slid the puck through the crease from the right side late in the third.
  • Jason Arnott made a back-handed pass sending the puck across the crease from the right circle. for more
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  • A crease is a wrinkle or sharp fold in clothes or paper, while a criss is a stand with a curved top on which crist tiles are produced.
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