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creasing

1. One or more courses of tiles or bricks laid upon the top of a wall or chimney with a projection of 1 to 2 in. (2.5 to 5 cm) for each course over the one below, to throw off water; if there is coping, it is placed above the creasing. Also called a creasing course, tile creasing.
2. A layer of slates or of metal over a projecting string-course or window cap, serving as a flashing to prevent the infiltration of moisture.
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The newly launched Dual Heavy Duty Unit means operators no longer need to manually intervene in tool changes on Kongsberg digital cutting tables for those jobs that require creasing, cutting and perforation.
28 March 2014 - UK niche plastics products manufacturer Plastics Capital Plc (LON:PLA) said today it had closed its acquisition of Chinese creasing matrix producer Beijing Higher Shengli Printing Science and Technology Co, for an undisclosed amount.
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This combination of normal hydrogen bonds, heat-generated hydrogen bonds and resin entanglements provide an elastic network which imparts recovery from creasing (Marsh, 1966; Steele, 1960).
The skirt, with a trendy buckle waistband, looked like new after coming out of the washing machine with barely a crease to be seen although the trousers had heavierthan expected creasing.