Word:

Crease

Pronunciation: kr?st
n.1.See Creese.
1.A line or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance; hence, a similar mark, however produced.
2.(Cricket) One of the lines serving to define the limits of the bowler and the striker.
3.(Lacrosse) The combination of four lines forming a rectangle inclosing either goal, or the inclosed space itself, within which no attacking player is allowed unless the ball is there; - called also goal crease.
Bowling crease
(Cricket) a line extending three feet four inches on each side of the central strings at right angles to the line between the wickets.
Return crease
(Cricket) a short line at each end of the bowling crease and at right angles to it, extending toward the bowler.
Popping crease
(Cricket) , a line drawn in front of the wicket, four feet distant from it, parallel to the bowling crease and at least as long as the latter.
- J. H. Walsh (Encyc. of Rural Sports).
v. t.1.To make a crease or mark in, as by folding or doubling.
[imp. & p. p. Creased (kr?st); p. pr. & vb. n. Creasing.]
Noun1.crease - an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"
2.crease - a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
3.crease - a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade
Synonyms: creese, kris
Verb1.crease - make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; "The dress got wrinkled"
2.crease - make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one's brow"
Synonyms: furrow, wrinkle
3.crease - scrape gently; "graze the skin"
Synonyms: graze, rake
4.crease - become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle"
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