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Memorize and Learn the Usage of the Word: CORRUGATED

Corrugated (Adjective)

Sentence with Context:

Established in October 2011, eCorrugated manufactures corrugated boxes using a production model founded on gaining competitive advantage through greater efficiencies.

Source: www.theguardian.com

Corrugated boxes have been the backbone of e-commerce and facilitate transport of anything from books to frozen fish around the world.

Source: inside-packaging.nridigital.com

A simplified approach is used to study the potential of using a corrugated skin in a sandwich to carry shear loads. Shear carrying capability is a major requirement for ship bottom panels, among other structures. The simplifications in the paper are quite major and in particular the corrugated skin is modeled as a conventional material with a homogenized stiffness. 

Source: www.sciencedirect.com

Meaning: (Of a material or surface) shaped into a series of parallel ridges and grooves so as to give added rigidity and strength

Synonyms

Ridged, Furrowed, Grooved, Crimped, Folded, Crinkled, Wrinkled, Crumpled, Wrinkly, Rumpled

Antonyms

Flat, Smooth, Unfurrowed, Unwrinkled

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

The word “CORRUG-ATED” should remind you of a Coarse Rug, which is rough, wrinkled, and not smooth. Remember thus!

Credits: giphy.com

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