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Pleat vs Crease - What's the difference?

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In lang=en terms the difference between pleat and crease

is that pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment while crease is to lightly bloody; to graze.

As nouns the difference between pleat and crease

is that pleat is (sewing) a fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric there are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance while crease is a line or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance; hence, a similar mark, however produced or crease can be .

As verbs the difference between pleat and crease

is that pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment while crease is to make a crease in; to wrinkle.

Pleat vs Frill - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between pleat and frill

is that pleat is (sewing) a fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric there are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance while frill is a strip of pleated material used as decoration or trim; a ruffle.

As verbs the difference between pleat and frill

is that pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment while frill is to make something into a frill.

Pleat vs Crimp - What's the difference?

pleat | crimp |


As nouns the difference between pleat and crimp

is that pleat is (sewing) a fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric there are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance while crimp is a fastener or a fastening method that secures parts by bending metal around a joint and squeezing it together, often with a tool that adds indentations to capture the parts or crimp can be an agent making it his business to procure seamen, soldiers, etc, especially by seducing, decoying, entrapping, or impressing them [since the passing of the merchant shipping act of 1854, applied to one who infringes sub-section 1 of this act, ie to a person other than the owner, master, etc, who engages seamen without a license from the board of trade].

As verbs the difference between pleat and crimp

is that pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment while crimp is to fasten by bending metal so that it squeezes around the parts to be fastened or crimp can be to impress (seamen or soldiers); to entrap, to decoy.

As an adjective crimp is

(obsolete) easily crumbled; friable; brittle.

Pleat vs Bunch - What's the difference?

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Pleat is a related term of bunch.


In lang=en terms the difference between pleat and bunch

is that pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment while bunch is to protrude or swell.

As nouns the difference between pleat and bunch

is that pleat is (sewing) a fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric there are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance while bunch is a group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump, usually fastened together.

As verbs the difference between pleat and bunch

is that pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment while bunch is to gather into a bunch.

Pleat vs Contract - What's the difference?

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Pleat is a related term of contract.


In lang=en terms the difference between pleat and contract

is that pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment while contract is to gain or acquire (an illness).

As nouns the difference between pleat and contract

is that pleat is (sewing) a fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric there are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance while contract is an agreement between two or more parties, to perform a specific job or work order, often temporary or of fixed duration and usually governed by a written agreement.

As verbs the difference between pleat and contract

is that pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment while contract is (ambitransitive) to draw together or nearer; to shorten, narrow, or lessen.

As an adjective contract is

(obsolete) contracted; affianced; betrothed.

Pleat vs Gathers - What's the difference?

pleat | gathers |


As nouns the difference between pleat and gathers

is that pleat is (sewing) a fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric there are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance while gathers is .

As verbs the difference between pleat and gathers

is that pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment while gathers is (gather).

Pucker vs Pleat - What's the difference?

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Pucker is a related term of pleat.


As verbs the difference between pucker and pleat

is that pucker is to pinch or wrinkle; to squeeze inwardly, to dimple or fold while pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment.

As nouns the difference between pucker and pleat

is that pucker is a fold or wrinkle while pleat is (sewing) a fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric there are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance.

Pleat vs Shirr - What's the difference?

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Pleat is a related term of shirr.


In sewing|lang=en terms the difference between pleat and shirr

is that pleat is (sewing) a fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric there are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance while shirr is (sewing) a shirring.

As nouns the difference between pleat and shirr

is that pleat is (sewing) a fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric there are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance while shirr is (sewing) a shirring.

As verbs the difference between pleat and shirr

is that pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment while shirr is (us|sewing) to make gathers in textiles by drawing together parallel threads.

Pinch vs Pleat - What's the difference?

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Pinch is a related term of pleat.


As verbs the difference between pinch and pleat

is that pinch is to squeeze a small amount of a person's skin and flesh, making it hurt while pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment.

As nouns the difference between pinch and pleat

is that pinch is the action of squeezing a small amount of a person's skin and flesh, making it hurt while pleat is (sewing) a fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric there are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance.

Crinkle vs Pleat - What's the difference?

crinkle | pleat | Related terms |

Crinkle is a related term of pleat.


In lang=en terms the difference between crinkle and pleat

is that crinkle is to rustle, as stiff cloth when moved while pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment.

As verbs the difference between crinkle and pleat

is that crinkle is (ambitransitive) to fold, crease, crumple, or wad while pleat is to form one or more in a piece of fabric or a garment.

As nouns the difference between crinkle and pleat

is that crinkle is a wrinkle, fold, crease or unevenness while pleat is (sewing) a fold in the fabric of a garment, usually a skirt, as a part of the design of the garment, with the purpose of adding controlled fullness and freedom of movement, or taking up excess fabric there are many types of pleats, differing in their construction and appearance.

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