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Definition of Fold
FoldFold Fold, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Folded; p. pr. & vb. n.
Folding.] [OE. folden, falden, AS. fealdan; akin to OHG.
faltan, faldan, G. falten, Icel. falda, Dan. folde, Sw.
f[*a]lla, Goth. fal?an, cf. Gr.? twofold, Skr. pu?a a fold.
1. To lap or lay in plaits or folds; to lay one part over
another part of; to double; as, to fold cloth; to fold a
As a vesture shalt thou fold them up. --Heb. i. 12.
2. To double or lay together, as the arms or the hands; as,
he folds his arms in despair.
3. To inclose within folds or plaitings; to envelop; to
infold; to clasp; to embrace.
A face folded in sorrow. --J. Webster.
We will descend and fold him in our arms. --Shak.
4. To cover or wrap up; to conceal.
Nor fold my fault in cleanly coined excuses. --Shak.
Fold Fold, v. i.
To become folded, plaited, or doubled; to close over another
of the same kind; to double together; as, the leaves of the
door fold. --1 Kings vi. 34.
Fold Fold, v. t.
To confine in a fold, as sheep.
FoldFold Fold, n. [From Fold, v. In sense 2 AS. -feald, akin to
fealdan to fold.]
1. A doubling,esp. of any flexible substance; a part laid
over on another part; a plait; a plication.
Mummies . . . shrouded in a number of folds of
Folds are most common in the rocks of mountainous
regions. --J. D. Dana.
2. Times or repetitions; -- used with numerals, chiefly in
composition, to denote multiplication or increase in a
geometrical ratio, the doubling, tripling, etc., of
anything; as, fourfold, four times, increased in a
quadruple ratio, multiplied by four.
3. That which is folded together, or which infolds or
Shall from your neck unloose his amorous fold.
Fold net, a kind of net used in catching birds.
Fold Fold, v. i.
To confine sheep in a fold. [R.]
The star that bids the shepherd fold. --Milton.
Meaning of Fold from wikipedia
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- Scottish Fold
is a breed
cat with a natural
that affects cartilage throughout
the body, causing
the ears to "fold
- The Fold
is an American indie
rock band from Chicago, Illinois, United
States. The Fold formed
in 2002 but broke
up in 2003 due to personal
- An epicanthic fold
is a skin fold
of the upper eyelid
the inner corner
(medial canthus) of the eye. However, variation
- following folds
: one median umbilical fold
on the median umbilical ligament
(which in turn, contains
the urachus) two medial umbilical folds
on the occluded...
- Protein folding
is the physical process
a protein chain
to its native
three-dimensional structure, typically
to mountain-sized folds
. They occur
as single isolated folds
or in periodic
sets (known as fold
trains). Synsedimentary folds
are those formed
- The ileocecal fold
or ileocaecal fold
is an anatomical structure
in the human
abdomen, located between
and the ce****. It is formed
by a layer...
- A folding bicycle
is a bicycle designed
into a compact
form, facilitating transport
and storage. When folded
, the bikes
can be more easily
- The aryepiglottic folds
are triangular folds
of mucous membrane enclosing ligamentous
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