rugosity

rugosity
1. The state of being thrown into folds or wrinkles. 2. A ruga.

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ru·gos·i·ty rü-'gäs-ət-ē n, pl -ties the quality or state of being rugose also WRINKLE

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ru·gos·i·ty (roo-gosґĭ-te) [L. rugositas] 1. the condition of being wrinkled. 2. a fold, wrinkle, or ruga.

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  • Rugosity — Ru*gos i*ty, n. [L. rugositas: cf. F. rugosit[ e].] The quality or state of being rugose. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • rugosity — n. wrinkliness, state of being furrowed, state of being covered in ridges …   English contemporary dictionary

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