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Definition of crease noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a line that is made in cloth or paper when it is pressed or crushed synonym wrinkle She smoothed the creases out of her skirt. a shirt made of crease-resistant material
  2. 2a neat line that you make in something, for example when you fold it pants with a sharp crease in the legs
  3. 3a line in the skin, especially on the face synonym wrinkle creases around the eyes
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: crease

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