crease


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crease

1. Cricket any three lines near each wicket marking positions for the bowler or batsman
2. Ice hockey the small rectangular area in front of each goal cage
3. Lacrosse the circular area surrounding the goal
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Irfan is exceptionally tall so I knew he would leave the crease earlier.
16) An identifiable unusual appearance in this area has been called a line, strip, stripe, groove, crease and ridge.
Determine the correct crease position by picking up the pants at the hem and aligning the inseams and side seams over one another.
English captain should have had a word with Buttler after he was given first warning and Buttler should have stayed in his crease after the first warning.
The easy-care properties of unwashed and five times washed samples were evaluated using standard procedures including dry crease recovery angle (DCRA; BS EN ISO 1956), tear strength (ASTM D 1424-96) and tensile strength (ASTM D 5035-06).
HVAC contractors intentionally score creases into the ducts to prevent flexing and stiffen the metal.
The United States might already have adopted the metric system, suggests Crease, were it not for the kidnapping and death of an 18th century European emissary carrying an early set of metric standards.
Crease said: "The Cup game was one of the worst performances I have been involved with.
Apart from hitting the back of Alloa's net and preventing their hosts from doing the same, Crease will be hoping his troops do not incur the wrath of the referee after falling foul of a whistler last week.
Crease used to play beside some of the stars who famously sent Gers spinning out of the Scottish Cup.
Put it on the table with the crease pointing down (like an open book).