cor·​ru·​gat·​ed | \ ˈkȯr-ə-ˌgā-təd How to pronounce corrugated (audio) , ˈkär-\

Definition of corrugated

: having corrugations corrugated paper also : made of corrugated material (such as cardboard) corrugated boxes

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Step up to the corrugated metal-and-concrete bar adorned with melted drip candles and a Himalayan salt lamp for beers, wine and cocktails from local breweries and distilleries. Erin E. Williams, Twin Cities, "Stunning vistas, modern museums, quirky shops make Reno a favorite for tourists," 22 June 2019 The general assumption has been that women in the Chaco region were responsible for making corrugated ware 1,000 years ago—an assumption based primarily on much more modern observation. John Kantner, National Geographic, "Fingerprint study upends ideas about 'women’s work' in ancient America," 3 June 2019 In the living room, your eye is first drawn to the Frank Gehry chairs of corrugated cardboard and the large black Richard Serra painting. Jesse Kornbluth, ELLE Decor, "Darren Star’s New York Loft is Not What You Would Expect from the Sex and the City Creator," 16 Apr. 2019 At least a dozen workers from inside a corrugated steel building are being treated on scene. Jay R. Jordan, Houston Chronicle, "Several workers treated in ‘carbon monoxide incident’ in southeast Houston," 18 June 2018 Ideas came from every corner: a network of corrugated pipes the boys could crawl through; floating them out in body bags. Shibani Mahtani, Washington Post, "‘Time is running out’: Inside the treacherous rescue of boys trapped in a Thai cave," 13 July 2018 The result is a simple gabled frame that’s punched up with trendy black corrugated metal siding. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Chic black chalet does cabin in the woods right," 9 Nov. 2018 Bazaar Anatolia Spice Grinder, a small but beautifully vintage looking grinder with a completely metal body and mechanism of corrugated rollers that produce a relatively even grind. Francine Maroukian, Popular Mechanics, "How Herbs and Spices Can Make You Cook Like a Pro," 13 Nov. 2018 People carried away corrugated iron, wood, pipes and other materials, hoping to build shelters or sell them for cash. Stephen Wright, The Seattle Times, "Indonesia disaster survivors search debris for food, drinks," 2 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of corrugated

1590, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of corrugated

: having a wavy surface


cor·​ru·​gat·​ed | \ ˈkȯr-ə-ˌgā-təd\

Kids Definition of corrugated

: having a wavy surface corrugated tin a corrugated roof

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