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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Designed to fold; as a folding bed, a folding chair, etc.
  • n. The action of folding; a fold.
  • n. The keeping of sheep in enclosures on arable land, etc.
  • n. Code folding: a source code display technique that can hide the contents of methods, classes, etc. for easier navigation.
  • n. the deformation of the Earth's crust in response to slow lateral compression.
  • n. Paper money, as opposed to coins.
  • v. Present participle of fold.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication.
  • n. The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fold; a double.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of being folded up and stored
  • n. a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock
  • n. the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape
  • n. the act of folding

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