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corrugate

[ verb kawr-uh-geyt, kor-; adjective kawr-uh-git, -geyt, kor- ]
/ verb 藞k蓴r 蓹藢ge瑟t, 藞k蓲r-; adjective 藞k蓴r 蓹 g瑟t, -藢ge瑟t, 藞k蓲r- /
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verb (used with object), cor路ru路gat路ed, cor路ru路gat路ing.
to draw or bend into folds or alternate furrows and ridges.
to wrinkle, as the skin or face.
Western U.S. to make irrigation ditches in (a field).
verb (used without object), cor路ru路gat路ed, cor路ru路gat路ing.
to become corrugated; undergo corrugation.
adjective
corrugated; wrinkled; furrowed.
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Origin of corrugate

First recorded in 1375鈥1425; late Middle English, from Latin corr奴g膩tus, past participle of corr奴g膩re, equivalent to cor- 鈥渨ith, together鈥 + r奴g(膩re) 鈥渢o wrinkle鈥 + -膩tus past participle suffix; see cor-, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM corrugate

cor路ru路gat路ed, adjectivecor路ru路ga路tor, nounun路cor路ru路gat路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for corrugate

corrugate

verb (藞k蓲r蕣藢伞e瑟t)
(usually tr) to fold or be folded into alternate furrows and ridges
adjective (藞k蓲r蕣伞瑟t, -藢伞e瑟t)
folded into furrows and ridges; wrinkled

Derived forms of corrugate

corrugation, noun

Word Origin for corrugate

C18: from Latin corr奴g膩re, from r奴ga a wrinkle
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