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synonyms for plication

  • bend
  • circumvolution
  • cockle
  • convolution
  • corrugation
  • crease
  • crimp
  • crinkle
  • flection
  • flexure
  • furrow
  • gather
  • gathering
  • groove
  • knife-edge
  • lap
  • lapel
  • layer
  • loop
  • overlap
  • plait
  • pleat
  • plica
  • ply
  • pucker
  • ridge
  • ruck
  • ruffle
  • shirring
  • smocking
  • tuck
  • turn
  • wrinkle
  • crumple
  • dog's ear
  • plicature
  • rimple
  • rivel
  • ruche
  • rumple
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antonyms for plication

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  • line
  • smoothness
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How to use plication in a sentence

Besides such intense plication, extensive rupturing of the crust has taken place in the same range of mountains.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Take, for example, the proofs of gigantic plication, fracture and displacement within the terrestrial crust.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Plication, or folding, is also an important feature in the history of the earth.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, MARCH 29, 1881VARIOUS
Multiplicate: with many longitudinal folds or lines of plication.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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