pre·​crease ˌprē-ˈkrēs How to pronounce precrease (audio)
variants or pre-crease
precreased or pre-creased; precreasing or pre-creasing

transitive verb

: to crease (something) in advance
precrease seams with an iron
sells precreased cards for inkjet printers

Word History

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of precrease was in 1940

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Cite this Entry

“Precrease.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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