crease crease  /ˈkris/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an angular or rounded shape made by folding
  2. (n) a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
  3. (n) a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade
  4. (v) make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
  5. (v) make wrinkled or creased
  6. (v) scrape gently
  7. (v) become wrinkled or crumpled or creased

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. You'll get the best results if you keep the pedometer in line with what would be the crease line on a pair of trousers.
  2. Once the anesthetic is administered, Takasu brandishes another, hooked needle and threads it through Kimura's upper eyelids, creating a permanent crease.
  3. On arrival at the crease, he studied the field; he did not perfunctorily glance about as most batsmen do.

News

  1. Rask shuts down Blackhawks as Bruins take 2-1 lead

    BOSTON (AP) -- The puck bounced off the post and rolled across the crease, away from the goal line. The red light flashed briefly, but replays would confirm that Tuukka Rask's shutout streak was intact.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Tuuka Rask shuts down Blackhawks as Bruins take 2-0 lead

    BOSTON — The puck bounced off the post and rolled across the crease, away from the goal line. The red light flashed briefly, but replays would confirm that Tuukka Rask's shutout streak was intact. For the last 122 minutes, 26 seconds of the Stanley Cup finals, the Bruins goalie has prevented Chicago from scoring. Rask made 28 more saves in Game 3 on Monday night to earn his third shutout of the ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Rask shuts down Blackhawks as Bruins take 2-0 lead

    BOSTON (AP) — The puck bounced off the post and rolled across the crease, away from the goal line. The red light flashed briefly, but replays would confirm that Tuukka Rask's shutout streak was intact.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I do think the difference in Mike Hart today is that he is much stronger, and obviously he has a great ability to find a crease, a small crease, and he's tough," Carr said.
    on Nov 14, 2006 By: Lloyd Carr Source: News-Herald.com

  2. "It was a combination of us hoping to win and Detroit pushing the issue to win. I think they had a real hard focus around our net early," Stars coach Dave Tippett said. "The first three goals, right at the crease and in. That's where we were,...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Dave Tippett Source: USA Today

  3. Vaughan, 32, said: "I just need games of cricket really, spending days in the field and hopefully a few hours at the crease batting, and let's just see how it responds to that sort of activity."
    on Nov 22, 2006 By: Michael Vaughan Source: Sportinglife.co.za

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