Creep


Creep

Creep may refer to:

  • CREEP, the Committee for the Re-Election of the President, associated with the Watergate scandal of U.S. president Nixon's administration.
  • Creep (project management), the jeopardizing of a project's initial objectives by an increase in overall objectives.
  • Creep (Customary Practice), a customary practice of searching for a wife in Choiseul Island, Solomon Islands

In science:

  • Creep (deformation), the tendency of a solid material to slowly move or deform permanently under the influence of stresses.
  • Downhill creep, the slow progression of soil and rock down a low grade slope.
  • Aseismic creep, a slow steady movement along an earthquake fault.
  • Creep, advancing of a railway wheel more or less than is expected from rolling, without large-scale slip.
  • Superfluid creep, the tendency for a superfluid to crawl up the walls of its container.
  • Location creep, an erratic effect in real-time locating systems

In video games:

  • Creep (Starcraft), an organic ground cover necessary for constructing structures by the Zerg race in Starcraft
  • Creeps, Non-player characters in WarCraft III
  • "Creep" (Lord of the Rings Online), a term used to denote players playing as monsters in PvMP (player vs. monster player). See also Freep.
  • In Creeper World, the main antagonist force of the game is called the 'Creeper', a purple mass of unknown that destroys everything in its path.

In film:

In music:

See also


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  • Creep — «Creep» Сингл Radiohead Выпущен 1992, 1993, 1996 Формат CD, CD card, Jukebox 7 vinyl, 12 , аудиокассета …   Википедия

  • Creep — (kr[=e]p), v. t. [imp. {Crept} (kr[e^]pt) ({Crope} (kr[=o]p), Obs.); p. p. {Crept}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Creeping}.] [OE. crepen, creopen, AS. cre[ o]pan; akin to D. kruipen, G. kriechen, Icel. krjupa, Sw. krypa, Dan. krybe. Cf. {Cripple}, {Crouch}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Creep — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Creep puede referirse a las siguientes acepciones: Creep (canción de Radiohead): canción del grupo británico, Radiohead. Creep (canción de Stone Temple Pilots): canción del grupo grunge, Stone Temple Pilots. Creep… …   Wikipedia Español

  • creep — vb Creep, crawl mean to move slowly along a surface in a prone or crouching position. Creep is more often used of quadrupeds or of human beings who move on all fours and proceed slowly, stealthily, or silently {a baby creeps before it walks}… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • creep — Ⅰ. creep UK US /kriːp/ verb [I] ► to change very slowly, especially to increase: »Fuel prices dropped in April, but they are starting to creep higher now. Ⅱ. creep UK US /kriːp/ noun [U] ► slow and gradual change, especially when something… …   Financial and business terms

  • creep´i|ly — creep|y «KREE pee», adjective, creep|i|er, creep|i|est. 1. having a feeling of horror, as if things were creeping over one s skin; frightened: »Ghost stories make some children creepy …   Useful english dictionary

  • creep|y — «KREE pee», adjective, creep|i|er, creep|i|est. 1. having a feeling of horror, as if things were creeping over one s skin; frightened: »Ghost stories make some children creepy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Creep — Creep, n. 1. The act or process of creeping. [1913 Webster] 2. A distressing sensation, or sound, like that occasioned by the creeping of insects. [1913 Webster] A creep of undefinable horror. Blackwood s Mag. [1913 Webster] Out of the stillness …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Creep — (engl. fließen, kriechen, schleichen) bezeichnet: einen Horrorfilm aus dem Jahr 2004, siehe Creep (Film) eine Single der Band Radiohead, siehe Creep (Lied) eine Single der R n B Gruppe TLC im technischen Sinne das „Kriechen“ von Materialien siehe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • creep — ● creep ou creeping nom masculin (anglais to creep, ramper, ou creeping, reptation) Lente descente du sol, consistant en une infinité de petits déplacements des particules meubles, les unes par rapport aux autres, sous l effet de la pesanteur et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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