Definition of Crease. Meaning of Crease. Synonyms of Crease

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Definition of Crease

Crease
Crease Crease, n. (Lacrosse) 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.
Crease
Crease Crease (kr[=e]s), n. See Creese. --Tennyson.
Crease
Crease Crease, n. [Cf. LG. krus, G. krause, crispness, krausen, kr[aum]usen, to crisp, curl, lay on folds; or perh. of Celtic origin; cf. Armor. kriz a wrinkle, crease, kriza to wrinkle, fold, W. crych a wrinkle, crychu to rumple, ripple, crease.] 1. A line or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance; hence, a similar mark, however produced. 2. (Cricket) One of the lines serving to define the limits of the bowler and the striker. Bowling crease (Cricket), a line extending three feet four inches on each side of the central strings at right angles to the line between the wickets. Return crease (Cricket), a short line at each end of the bowling crease and at right angles to it, extending toward the bowler. Popping crease (Cricket),, a line drawn in front of the wicket, four feet distant from it, parallel to the bowling crease and at least as long as the latter. --J. H. Walsh (Encyc. of Rural Sports).

Meaning of Crease from wikipedia

- up crease in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Crease may refer to: A line (geometry) or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance Crease (band)...
- transverse palmar crease is a single crease that extends across the palm of the hand, formed by the fusion of the two palmar creases (known in palmistry...
- In the sport of cricket, the crease is a certain area demarcated by white lines painted or chalked on the field of play, and pursuant to the rules of cricket...
- A palmar crease is a type of crease on the palm. A single transverse palmar crease also called simian crease is sometimes ****ociated with Down syndrome...
- The Creases are an Australian indie rock band formed in Brisbane in April 2013. They have released one studio album to date. The Creases formed in Brisbane...
- (120 cm) tall, and the footprint of the goal is 40 inches (100 cm) deep. The crease is a special area of the ice in front of each goal that is designed to allow...
- buttock or horizontal gluteal crease) is an area of the body of humans and anthropoid apes, described by a horizontal crease formed by the inferior aspect...
- ground, or hitting a wicket with the ball before a batter can cross the crease in front of the wicket. When ten batters have been dismissed, the innings...
- Frank's sign is a diagonal crease in the ear lobe extending from the tragus across the lobule to the rear edge of the auricle. The sign is named after...
- In the literature, when referring to a skin crease, there is variation of terms used other than "crease", such as "fold" and "sulcus", but these terms...