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

Examples of corrugated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Rotary Club of Cape Coral, which sponsors the event, has extremely detailed instructions for boat building with corrugated cardboard on its website. Melanie Stetson Freeman, The Christian Science Monitor, 13 May 2022 Two of the bodies had been found in a pit near the cemetery’s entrance; another was laying under a piece of corrugated roof on the road. Joshua Yaffa, The New Yorker, 8 Apr. 2022 According to Brock, workers at the site had constructed the frame of the building and just put on a corrugated roof. Alexandria Burris, The Indianapolis Star, 18 Mar. 2022 In 2020, Berkeley finally agreed to establish a Disability Cultural Center in a ground-level suite within a cluster of corrugated metal portable buildings. Isabella Cueto, STAT, 28 Mar. 2022 They are expressed by corrugated metal cladding and broad horizontal overhangs for shade, natural ventilation and rain protection, which recall vernacular rubber factories, thereby hinting at the site’s history as a former rubber plantation. Y-jean Mun-delsalle, Forbes, 13 Mar. 2022 One of the bullets tore through the corrugated roof of an Indigenous family’s home on the edge of town, killing a seven-year-old child. Peter Canby, The New Yorker, 10 Jan. 2022 And, over the course of each day, an ellipse of light traverses the floor and concrete walls, which were cast in corrugated iron formwork and act as sound diffusers. New York Times, 5 Jan. 2022 Below the tank, its steel frame has been infilled with a laminated timber box clad in corrugated recycled aluminum. Ruth Bloomfield, WSJ, 30 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of corrugated

1590, in the meaning defined above

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26 May 2022

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“Corrugated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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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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