Definition of Folding. Meaning of Folding. Synonyms of Folding

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Definition of Folding

Folding
Fold 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. Cf. Fauteuil.] 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 letter. 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.
Folding
Folding Fold"ing, n. 1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication. The lower foldings of the vest. --Addison. 2. (Agric.) The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc. Folding boat, a portable boat made by stretching canvas, etc., over jointed framework, used in campaigning, and by tourists, etc. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. Folding chair, a chair which may be shut up compactly for carriage or stowage; a camp chair. Folding door, one of two or more doors filling a single and hung upon hinges.

Meaning of Folding from wikipedia

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- Space folding may refer to: Folding (chemistry), the three-dimensional arrangement of complex organic polymers, such as proteins Space folding (science...
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- simply serve as markers of the folding. Such folding is also a feature of many igneous intrusions and glacier ice. Folding of rocks must balance the deformation...
- A folding camera is a camera type. Folding cameras fold into a compact and rugged package for storage. The lens and shutter are attached to a lens-board...
- The Fold is an American indie rock band from Chicago, Illinois, United States. The Fold formed in 2005, and promptly began work on their album This Too...
- Aériane Swift PAS. Their purpose of folding propellers is to reduce drag when sailing or soaring, respectively. Folding propellers are spun outwards by centrifugal...
- A folding bridge is a type of moveable bridge. An example of a folding bridge is the Hörnbrücke (Hörn Bridge) in the city of Kiel in the German state of...