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crease up

To become creased or wrinkled, as of clothing. After sitting for so long in my suit, the pants are starting to crease up.
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crease something up

to get creases or folds into something that is supposed to be flat; to wrinkle one's clothing. (Very similar to messed up.) You will crease your jacket up if you don't sit up straight. I was sitting so long that I creased up my pants.
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mod. exhausted. What a day. I am totally creased.
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Congenital, pubertal, acquired, temporary, low transverse stripes or creases have been reported in addition to this newly reported TNC.
TIP: When sewing pants, always join the legs before adding creases.
The physical properties of treated fabric of dry crease recovery angle, tear strength and tensile strength after a domestic wash were also evaluated.
Then drag an awl or screwdriver along the straightedge to crease the metal.
The "no-iron-needed" theory already seems to be messed up with the wonderful crease on the Airman's pants (in the photo).
And don't forget hanging most fabrics in a steamy bathroom after a hot shower will send all but the most stubborn creases packing
I read in the last issue that when a person has a simian crease, it means that they are mentally retarded.
Uniforms for Inspectors and Apprentices include black trousers with stitched front and back creases, short and long sleeve gray shirts with shoulder epaulets and military creases, gray neckties, a black gamison belt, and a black baseball cap with "HPD Code Enforcement" embroidered in gold letters.
Demaine and his collaborators started with the one-dimensional case of the folding problem: When is it possible to refold a line segment, which had been creased upward in mountain creases and downward in valley creases, into a compact configuration resembling the cross section of a neatly folded map?
She uses small metal tools to create the creases in the crown, or those ``waves'' on the side of a cloche.
The material at these creases bends and stretches in response to the applied force.
According to the article, chlorine is not effective in killing pathogens because it cannot get to germs that can be found in the "crevices, creases, pockets and natural openings" in the skin of the fruit.