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1. A line made by pressing, folding, or wrinkling.
2. Sports
a. In hockey, an area marked in front of the goal in which an offensive player can score a goal only if the puck reaches the area before the player does.
b. In lacrosse, the circle marked around the goal into which offensive players cannot enter.
c. One of the lines in cricket marking off the positions of the bowler and batter or the space between two of these lines.
v. creased, creas·ing, creas·es
1. To make a pressed, folded, or wrinkled line in.
2. To graze or wound superficially with a bullet.
To become wrinkled.

[Alteration of creaste, perhaps from Middle English creste, ridge; see crest.]

crease′less adj.
crease′proof′ adj.
creas′er n.
creas′y adj.
References in classic literature ?
At that juncture a certain creasing in his greatcoat caught his ear.
She laughed as if she could not help it when they told her of the in- creasing difficulty there was in pretending that Colin was still a fretful invalid.
Cito Corrcheck among these which is aimed at corrugation industry, is an optical, non-contact measuring system for checking the mechanical washboard effect, flute profiles in the case of open flute and the creasing process in corrugated board production.