corrugation

[kawr-uh-gey-shuh n, kor-]

noun

the act or state of corrugating or of being corrugated.
a wrinkle; fold; furrow; ridge.

Origin of corrugation

1520–30; < Medieval Latin corrūgātiōn- (stem of corrūgātiō) a wrinkling. See corrugate, -ion
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Related Words for corrugation

ridge, crease, fold, wrinkle, channel, furrow

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Word Origin and History for corrugation
n.

1520s, from Latin *corrugationem, noun of action from past participle stem of corrugare (see corrugate).

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