corrugation

[ kawr-uh-gey-shuh n, kor- ]
/ ˌkɔr əˈgeɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr- /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. corrosive sublimate,
  2. corrugate,
  3. corrugated,
  4. corrugated iron,
  5. corrugated paper,
  6. corrugator,
  7. corrugator muscle,
  8. corrupt,
  9. corrupt practices act,
  10. corruptible

Origin of corrugation

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

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Word Origin and History for corrugations

corrugation

n.

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

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