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 (kôr′ə-gā′shən, kŏr′-)
a. The act or process of corrugating.
b. The state of being corrugated.
2. A groove or ridge on a corrugated surface.


(ˌkɔr əˈgeɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-)

1. the act or state of corrugating or of being corrugated.
2. a wrinkle; fold; furrow; ridge.
[1520–30; < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corrugation - a ridge on a corrugated surface
ridge - any long raised strip
2.corrugation - the act of shaping into parallel ridges and grooves
change of shape - an action that changes the shape of something


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References in classic literature ?
I used to learn all these feat by heart yonder, down at Pierrefonds, and I have done all that he did except breaking a cord by the corrugation of my temples.
Frowning with a double amount of intention, if not of corrugation, he (carefully) drew the sword from its sheath, and pointed it at Maggie.
This autograph consists of the delicate lines or corrugations with which Nature marks the insides of the hands and the soles of the feet.
All this they read with saucer eyes, and erect and primitive curiosity, and with unwearied gizzard, whose corrugations even yet need no sharpening, just as some little four-year-old bencher his two-cent gilt-covered edition of Cinderella -- without any improvement, that I can see, in the pronunciation, or accent, or emphasis, or any more skill in extracting or inserting the moral.
The road has severe corrugation and during Winter, large potholes occur regularly and the roadway is subjected to water inundation and is unsafe for the freight of primary produce from the local area.
A distinctive feature of this type of intervention is to create a "NEO" channel of the dura mater larger than 1/3 of the age norm medullary canal and to fix interrupted sutures to avoid corrugation at its formation," the statement said.
Cross corrugation increases turbulence for more efficient heat transfer than current tube and fin applications.
It withstands the corrugation process, is print receptive, repulpable, and cold set glue able.
The focal point of the atrium is a 5-m tall Jacaranda tree set against the backdrop of a 9-m tall precast wall with port holes and custom-design corrugation.
Another steel unit is also being set up at Jagdishpur which will have a 13,000 tonnes per annum capacity corrugation unit and a TMT Bar mill of capacity 1,50,000 tonnes per annum.
Fouling or snagging of waste particles is prevented by having no change in cross-sectional area along the length of the heat exchanger and the increased turbulence from the corrugation improves heat transfer efficiency.
The surface geometry is characterized by the corrugation inclination angle [beta], the wavelength [lambda], and the plate spacing 2a.