crease

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To make a crease in; to wrinkle
A line or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance; hence, a similar mark, however produced

His shirt was brand new with visible creases from its store fold.

The circle around the goal, where no offensive players can go
To lightly bloody; to graze

The bullet just creased his shoulder.

One of the white lines drawn on the pitch to show different areas of play; especially the popping crease, but also the bowling crease and the return crease
A goal crease is an area in front of each goal, surrounded by thin red lines and filled in with light blue
{v} to mark by folding
{n} a plait or fold
The box directly in front of the goaltender It is 4 feet by 8 feet and marked off by red lines Offensive players who do not have the puck may not enter
that is, without causing the permanent severance of the fibers in the material It is expected, therefore, that a fold will spring back into its original straightness, ie, that it will disappear with time and pressure See also: bend, crease
make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one's brow"
The light blue semicircular area with a six foot radius in front of each goal
a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade
A circle around the goal, nine feet in radius, into which only defensive players may enter
If cloth or paper creases or if you crease it, lines form in it when it is crushed or folded. Most outfits crease a bit when you are travelling Liz sat down on the bed, lowering herself carefully so as not to crease her skirt. = crumple + creased creased His clothes were creased, as if he had slept in them
To mechanically press a rule into a heavy paper or board so that it folds without cracking
a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
The semi-circular area in front of the goal is the goaltender’s crease A goal cannot be scored when an offensive player is in the crease If an offensive player skates through the crease play will be stopped The semi-circular area in front of the official scorekeepers box is the referee’s crease No player may enter the referee’s crease when the referee is assessing a penalty and reporting it to the scorekeeper
A circle around the goal with a radius of nine feet into which only defensive players may enter
Creases in someone's skin are lines which form where their skin folds when they move. When Crevecoeur smiled, the creases in his face deepened. = wrinkle + creased creased Jock's creased drunken face
Creases are lines that are made in cloth or paper when it is crushed or folded. She stood up, frowning at the creases in her silk dress Papa flattened the creases of the map with his broad hands
The semi-circular area in front of the goal is the goaltender's crease A goal cannot be scored when an offensive player is in the crease If an offensive player skates through the crease play will be stopped The semi-circular area in front of the official scorekeepers box is the referee's crease No player may enter the referee's crease when the referee is assessing a penalty and reporting it to the scorekeeper
To make a crease or mark in, as by folding or doubling
{i} fold, ridge (in fabric, paper, etc.); wrinkle; (Hockey) rectangular area in front of the goal in ice hockey; (Lacrosse) semicircular area that encircles a lacrosse goal
circle area around the goal, 9 ft in diameter Only the goalie & defensive players may enter
One of the lines serving to define the limits of the bowler and the striker
to become marked with a line or lines, or to make a line appear on cloth, paper etc by folding or crushing it crumple
scrape gently; "graze the skin"
Area directly in front of the goaltender It is four feet wide and eight feet long and marked off by red lines Offensive players who do not have possession of the puck may not enter
The shaded blue area directly in front of the goal where only the goalie is allowed It is four feet wide and eight feet long and marked off by red lines
fold in the upper eyelid
A semicircle in front of the goal known as the goaltender's privileged area No players are allowed inside the goalie's crease Goals usually are disallowed if a member of the offensive team is in the 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"
{f} fold, make a ridge (in paper, fabric, etc.); cause to wrinkle; become wrinkled
the area in front of the goal marked off by a thin red line shaped in the form of a semi-circle Players who do not have possession of the puck may not enter
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
A noticeable weakening of the paper of a stamp or cover, caused by its being folded or bent at some point Creases substantially lower a stamp's value Creases particularly affect cover values when they extend through the attached stamp or a postal marking Stamp creases are visible in watermark fluid
become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle"
In cricket, the crease is a line on the playing surface where the batsman stands. Haynes was still at the crease, unbeaten on
make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; "The dress got wrinkled"
A 4' by 8' area in front of each goal, which is out of bounds for attacking players without the puck
Generally, a permanent line of weakness established by completely flattening the axis of a fold, or the act of creating such a weakness Occasionally, a similar line of weakness created by scoring the paper
crease-resistant
Of fabric that does not wrinkle easily, creaseproof, wrinkleproof, wrinkle-resistant
crease-proof fabric
fabric which does not wrinkle
bowling crease
The white line marked at each end of the pitch through the wicket and ending at the return creases. When bowling the bowler's front foot must not cross this line until after the ball has been delivered
creased
Simple past tense and past participle of crease
creased
Having a crease or creases

You're not going out wearing that creased shirt, are you?.

popping crease
a white line drawn on the pitch in front of each wicket, between which the batsmen run, and from where the bowler bowls
return crease
one of the white lines, perpendicular to the popping crease, within which the bowler's back foot must land
creased
having wrinkles; "crumpled paper"; "her skirt had become creased"; "a rumpled gray suit"
creased
{s} wrinkled, having creases; pleated
creasing
{s} tending to wrinkle, tending to crease
creasing
A layer of tiles forming a corona for a wall
creasing
{i} fold, crease; ridge, groove
creasing
Line or mark made by folding any pliable material, hence a similar mark, however produced To form a crease in a sheet of any material, usually for the purpose of providing a bending line
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