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Synonyms for creep

crawl

Synonyms

sneak

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creep to someone

Synonyms

  • grovel to
  • pander to
  • suck up to
  • kiss someone's ass
  • brown-nose
  • scrape to
  • kowtow to
  • fawn on
  • toady to
  • truckle to
  • insinuate yourself with

give someone the creeps

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Synonyms for creep

to move along in a crouching or prone position

to advance slowly

to experience a repugnant tingling sensation

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a very slow rate of speed

Synonyms for creep

someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot

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a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body

move slowly

to go stealthily or furtively

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grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)

show submission or fear

References in periodicals archive ?
A generalized Burger's viscoelastic model consisting of one Maxwell element and one Kelvin element connected in series has been used to describe short-term creep response [10].
Moisture curing one-component polyurethane (PU) adhesives and emulsion polymer isocyanate (EPI) adhesives and their respective bond lines joining wooden adherends reveal in general a considerably more pronounced creep behavior compared with polycondensation adhesives, such as phenolic resorcinol resins, especially at higher load levels and temperatures (George et al.
For 2014 alone, bracket creep would take away from the coffers of Australian families $2.
Deformation under creep conditions, as well as increasing with time, load (stress) and temperature, is reduced by increasing the level of crystallinity, by the addition of fillers and by introducing crosslinking.
Crisp/Clean Break: Sear release without perceptible creep.
No general conclusions, however, can be drawn from the relatively modest research results on creep strains in steel fibre reinforced concrete.
Creep tests are done to measure the likely failure modes of materials, particularly metals, under continuous or repeated stress; the stress usually involves high temperature as well as pressure from some form of load.
Since experimental investigation of the creep behavior of the adhesively bonded joints are time consuming and expensive; hence, creep behavior of single lap bonded joints has been investigated using different analytical and finite element approaches [2, 11-14].
Though this creep phenomenon is generally understood, it often is ignored during the design phase of many products.
This product contributes to higher automobile reliability by reducing wear due to creep, a phenomenon where the outer ring of the bearing starts to shift in transmission cases (housing).
While uneasiness can arise from common tactics such as ad retargeting, the creep factor can emerge from a number of practices.
In the same way, applying a constant load to a material at a constant temperature will produce a reduction in the creep modulus or apparent modulus of the material.
Though positioned horizontally, at full operating speed, the bearing retainer would creep as the momentum of the bearing movement was transferred to the cage (also termed the retainer).
Hence, identifying the creep performance is crucial to calculating the stress in concrete and should not be overlooked during the design process [4-6].
Creep deformation accounts for the majority of rockfill dam postdeformations.