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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.
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(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]
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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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Frowning with a double amount of intention, if not of corrugation, he (carefully) drew the sword from its sheath, and pointed it at Maggie.
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."
"This autograph consists of the delicate lines or corrugations with which Nature marks the insides of the hands and the soles of the feet.
"The Skip of the Tip-Toe-Hop, a Romance of the Middle Ages, by the celebrated author of `Tittle-Tol-Tan,' to appear in monthly parts; a great rush; don't all come together." 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.
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After extracting the ingots from the solidification mould, notches and corrugation were found on the surface of the ingots (Fig.
This is because the corrugation of the unit, when combined with careful velocity calculations, ensures all solids remain suspended inside the heat exchanger, rather than settling out.
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The line is gluable with many waterbased adhesives and can withstand the heat of corrugation with minimal strike-in.
The company covers a considerable percentage of the Indian market for its products, which includes paper cutting knives, metal shear knives, plastic cutting knives, corrugation (sheet cutter knives), paper mill knives, duplex knives, leather cutting knives, straw cutter knives, rag cutter knives, plannar knives, chipper knives, veneer knives, tobacco knives, knives for packaging and printing industry, knife grinding machines, and surface grinding.
While not recommended for skid resistance and water resistance, the Nomar Series coatings can withstand the heat of corrugation, will not transfer onto the packaged items, and are gluable with most water-based and hot-melt adhesives.
Some topics examined are injury mitigation in locomotive crashworthiness, recent developments for forged railroad wheels for improved performance, and vehicle track modeling for the investigation of rail corrugation initiation.