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corrugation

[kawr-uh-gey-shuh n, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈgeɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-/
noun
1.
the act or state of corrugating or of being corrugated.
2.
a wrinkle; fold; furrow; ridge.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Medieval Latin corrūgātiōn- (stem of corrūgātiō) a wrinkling. See corrugate, -ion
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Examples for corrugation
  • These two types, which he terms surface roughness and surface corrugation, follow different laws of similarity.
Word Origin and History for corrugation
corrugation
1520s, from L. *corrugationem, from corrugare (see corrugate).
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