Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In architecture, same as tile-creasing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) A layer of tiles forming a corona for a wall.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of crease.
  • noun The act by which something creases.
  • noun architecture A layer of tiles forming a corona for a wall.

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Examples

  • Making a simple seperate feed for each supported device format will make life alot easier and speed up development of the in creasing amount of netowrk capable devices which will soon be happily downloading your favourite show as you walk along the hight street.

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  • "This American behaviour is in creasing the size of the resistance and it is making all the people sympathetic to them."

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  • "This American behaviour is in creasing the size of the resistance and it is making all the people sympathetic to them."

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  • "This American behaviour is in creasing the size of the resistance and it is making all the people sympathetic to them."

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  • "This American behaviour is in creasing the size of the resistance and it is making all the people sympathetic to them."

    On a brighter note...

  • Juni turned in her seat to face Trev, a serious expression creasing her pleasant features.

    Thunder and Ashes

  • He turned, a wounded expression creasing his face.

    Changeling

  • This last, called creasing, was seldom successful, and for that matter in any method ten times as many horses were killed as captured.

    The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories

  • This last, called creasing, was seldom successful, and for that matter in any method ten times as many horses were killed as captured.

    Wildfire

  • It is called "creasing," and is often used on wild horses.

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  • In castle architecture, a groove in a wall face insuring a weatherproof junction with a roof or chimney which abuts it.

    August 24, 2008