Crease vs. Zone

Crease vs. Zone — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Crease and Zone

Creasenoun

A line made by pressing, folding, or wrinkling.

Zonenoun

An area or a region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.

Creasenoun

In hockey, an area marked in front of the goal in which an offensive player can score a goal only if the puck reaches the area before the player does.

Zonenoun

A section of an area or territory established for a specific purpose, as a section of a city restricted to a particular type of building, enterprise, or activity

a residential zone.

Creasenoun

In lacrosse, the circle marked around the goal into which offensive players cannot enter.

Zonenoun

An area of a given radius within which a uniform rate is charged, as for transportation or shipping.

Creasenoun

One of the lines in cricket marking off the positions of the bowler and batter or the space between two of these lines.

Zonenoun

Any of the five regions of the surface of the earth that are loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude, including the tropics, the North and South Temperate Zones, and the North and South Polar Regions.

Creaseverb

To make a pressed, folded, or wrinkled line in.

Zonenoun

A similar division on any other planet.

Creaseverb

To graze or wound superficially with a bullet.

Zonenoun

(Mathematics) A portion of a sphere bounded by the intersections of two parallel planes with the sphere.

Creaseverb

To become wrinkled.

Zonenoun

(Ecology) An area characterized by distinct physical conditions and supporting a particular type of flora and fauna.

Creasenoun

A line or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance; hence, a similar mark, however produced.

His pants had a nice sharp crease.His shirt was brand new with visible creases from its store fold.

Zonenoun

(Anatomy) A ringlike or cylindrical growth or structure.

Creasenoun

(cricket) One of the white lines drawn on the pitch to show different areas of play; especially the popping crease, but also the bowling crease and the return crease.

Zonenoun

(Geology) A region or stratum distinguished by composition or content.

Creasenoun

(lacrosse) The circle around the goal, where no offensive players can go.

Zonenoun

(Sports) A zone defense.

Creasenoun

The goal crease; an area in front of each goal.

Zonenoun

(Archaic) A belt or girdle.

Creasenoun

A crack.

Zoneverb

To divide or designate into zones.

Creaseverb

(transitive) To make a crease in; to wrinkle.

Zoneverb

To surround or encircle.

Creaseverb

(intransitive) To undergo creasing; to form wrinkles.

Zonenoun

Each of the five regions of the earth's surface into which it was divided by climatic differences, namely the torrid zone (between the tropics), two temperate zones (between the tropics and the polar circles), and two frigid zones (within the polar circles).

Creaseverb

(transitive) To lightly bloody; to graze.

The bullet just creased his shoulder.

Zonenoun

Any given region or area of the world.

Creaseverb

archaic form of kris

Zonenoun

A given area distinguished on the basis of a particular characteristic, use, restriction, etc.

There is a no-smoking zone that extends 25 feet outside of each entrance.The white zone is for loading and unloading only.Files in the Internet zone are blocked by default, as a security measure.

Creasenoun

an angular or rounded shape made by folding;

a fold in the napkina crease in his trousersa plication on her blousea flexure of the colona bend of his elbow

Zonenoun

A band or area of growth encircling anything.

a zone of evergreens on a mountain; the zone of animal or vegetable life in the ocean around an island or a continent

Creasenoun

a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface;

his face has many linesironing gets rid of most wrinkles

Zonenoun

A band or stripe extending around a body.

Creasenoun

a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade

Zonenoun

(crystallography) A series of planes having mutually parallel intersections.

Creaseverb

make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface;

The dress got wrinkled

Zonenoun

The strike zone.

That pitch was low and away, just outside of the zone.

Creaseverb

make wrinkled or creased;

furrow one's brow

Zonenoun

(ice hockey) Every of the three parts of an ice rink, divided by two blue lines.

Players are off side, if they enter the attacking zone before the puck.

Creaseverb

scrape gently;

graze the skin

Zonenoun

(handball) A semicircular area in front of each goal.

Creaseverb

become wrinkled or crumpled or creased;

This fabric won't wrinkle

Zonenoun

A high-performance phase or period.

I just got in the zone late in the game: everything was going in.

Zonenoun

A defensive scheme where defenders guard a particular area of the court or field, as opposed to a particular opposing player.

Zonenoun

(networking) That collection of a domain's DNS resource records, the domain and its subdomains, that are not delegated to another authority.

Zonenoun

(Apple computing) A logical group of network devices on AppleTalk.

Zonenoun

A belt or girdle.

Zonenoun

(geometry) The curved surface of a frustum of a sphere, the portion of surface of a sphere delimited by parallel planes.

Zonenoun

A frustum of a sphere.

Zonenoun

A circuit; a circumference.

Zoneverb

To divide into or assign sections or areas.

Please zone off our staging area, a section for each group.

Zoneverb

To define the property use classification of an area.

This area was zoned for industrial use.

Zoneverb

To enter a daydream state temporarily, for instance as a result of boredom, fatigue, or intoxication; to doze off.

I must have zoned while he was giving us the directions.Everyone just put their goddamn heads together and zoned. (Byron Coley, liner notes for the album "Piece for Jetsun Dolma" by Thurston Moore)

Zoneverb

To girdle or encircle.

Zonenoun

a circumscribed geographical region characterized by some distinctive features

Zonenoun

any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude

Zonenoun

an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic

Zonenoun

(anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure

Zoneverb

regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns

Zoneverb

separate or apportion into sections;

partition a room off