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  • n. creep
  • n. A creeping thermal motion of entangled linear polymers

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of creeping.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of creeping or crawling on the belly, as a reptile does.
  • n. In mathematics, the motion of one plane figure around another, so as constantly to be tangent to the latter while preserving parallelism between different positions of its own lines; especially, such a motion of one figure round another precisely like it so that the longest diameter of one shall come into line with the shortest of the other.

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