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cor·ru·gate

 (kôr′ə-gāt′, kŏr′-)
v. cor·ru·gat·ed, cor·ru·gat·ing, cor·ru·gates
v.tr.
To shape into folds or parallel and alternating ridges and grooves.
v.intr.
To become shaped into such folds or ridges and grooves: "Now the immense ocean ... sensed the change. Its surface rippled and corrugated where sweeping cloud shadows touched it" (John Updike).

[Latin corrūgāre, corrūgāt-, to wrinkle up : com-, com- + rūgāre, to wrinkle (from rūga, wrinkle).]

cor′ru·gate′, cor′ru·gat′ed (-gā′tĭd) adj.
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corrugate

vb
(usually tr) to fold or be folded into alternate furrows and ridges
adj
folded into furrows and ridges; wrinkled
[C18: from Latin corrūgāre, from rūga a wrinkle]
ˌcorruˈgation n
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cor•ru•gate

(v. ˈkɔr əˌgeɪt, ˈkɒr-; adj. -gɪt, -ˌgeɪt)

v. -gat•ed, -gat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to draw or bend into folds or alternate furrows and ridges; wrinkle.
v.i.
2. to become corrugated; undergo corrugation.
adj.
3. corrugated; wrinkled; furrowed.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin corrūgātus, past participle of corrūgāre=cor- cor- + rūgāre to wrinkle, derivative of rūga crease, wrinkle]
cor′ru•ga`tor, n.
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corrugate


Past participle: corrugated
Gerund: corrugating

Imperative
corrugate
corrugate
Present
I corrugate
you corrugate
he/she/it corrugates
we corrugate
you corrugate
they corrugate
Preterite
I corrugated
you corrugated
he/she/it corrugated
we corrugated
you corrugated
they corrugated
Present Continuous
I am corrugating
you are corrugating
he/she/it is corrugating
we are corrugating
you are corrugating
they are corrugating
Present Perfect
I have corrugated
you have corrugated
he/she/it has corrugated
we have corrugated
you have corrugated
they have corrugated
Past Continuous
I was corrugating
you were corrugating
he/she/it was corrugating
we were corrugating
you were corrugating
they were corrugating
Past Perfect
I had corrugated
you had corrugated
he/she/it had corrugated
we had corrugated
you had corrugated
they had corrugated
Future
I will corrugate
you will corrugate
he/she/it will corrugate
we will corrugate
you will corrugate
they will corrugate
Future Perfect
I will have corrugated
you will have corrugated
he/she/it will have corrugated
we will have corrugated
you will have corrugated
they will have corrugated
Future Continuous
I will be corrugating
you will be corrugating
he/she/it will be corrugating
we will be corrugating
you will be corrugating
they will be corrugating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been corrugating
you have been corrugating
he/she/it has been corrugating
we have been corrugating
you have been corrugating
they have been corrugating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been corrugating
you will have been corrugating
he/she/it will have been corrugating
we will have been corrugating
you will have been corrugating
they will have been corrugating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been corrugating
you had been corrugating
he/she/it had been corrugating
we had been corrugating
you had been corrugating
they had been corrugating
Conditional
I would corrugate
you would corrugate
he/she/it would corrugate
we would corrugate
you would corrugate
they would corrugate
Past Conditional
I would have corrugated
you would have corrugated
he/she/it would have corrugated
we would have corrugated
you would have corrugated
they would have corrugated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.corrugate - fold into ridges; "corrugate iron"
fold, fold up, turn up - bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
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Translations
References in classic literature ?
Yet we had watched his smooth brow furrow and corrugate as under some carking care or devouring sorrow.