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Meaning of CORRUGATE

Pronunciation:  [adj]'korugit, [v]'koru`geyt, 'kârû`geyt

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  fold into ridges; "corrugate iron"

CORRUGATE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: fold, fold up, turn up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cor"ru*gate\ (k?r"r?-g?t), a. [L. corrugatus, p. p.
    of corrugare; cor-+ rugare to wrinkle, ruga wrinkle; of
    uncertain origin.]
    Wrinkled; crumpled; furrowed; contracted into ridges and
  2. \Cor"ru*gate\ (-g?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corrugated}
    (-g?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Corrugating} (-g?`t?ng).]
    To form or shape into wrinkles or folds, or alternate ridges
    and grooves, as by drawing, contraction, pressure, bending,
    or otherwise; to wrinkle; to purse up; as, to corrugate
    plates of iron; to corrugate the forehead.
    {Corrugated iron}, sheet iron bent into a series of alternate
       ridges and grooves in parallel lines, giving it greater
    {Corrugated paper}, a thick, coarse paper corrugated in order
       to give it elasticity. It is used as a wrapping material
       for fragile articles, as bottles.