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crease

noun uk   us   /kriːs/

crease noun (FOLD)

[C] a line on cloth or paper where it has been folded or crushed: He ironed a crease down the front of each trouser leg.

crease noun (CRICKET)

[S] UK specialized sports a line drawn on the ground where the player stands to hit the ball in cricket

crease

verb [I or T] uk   us   /kriːs/
If cloth, paper, etc. creases, or if you crease it, it gets a line in it where it has been folded or crushed: The seat belt has creased my blouse. It's a nice dress, but it creases very easily.
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