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  • n. Plural form of folding.


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  • See if there's any new teams coming up after all the 'foldings' we had at the end of last year.

  • During one of their walks a poor cot in the foldings of a vale attracted their notice, as being singularly disconsolate, while the number of half-clothed children gathered about it, spoke of penury in its worst shape.

    Chapter 1

  • On every points the foldings of the threads gives hospitality to the dressing-room and the vip hall, in other points there are areas reserved to the staff, cash desk, or special product areas like Armani Dolci.

    Armani on 5th Avenue by Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas

  • From the foldings of its robe, it brought two children; wretched, abject, frightful, hideous, miserable.

    Tom Watson: George Bailey and the Darkness on the Edge of Town

  • To act as enzymes, for example, proteins require specific amino acid sequences that result in specific foldings and conformational arrangements, the end product providing a "docking" site whose interaction with a transition state entity catalyzes a particular reaction.

    Dan Agin: Book Review: Giant Molecules: From Nylon to Nanotubes

  • Yet it does suggest that lots of positive entropy in our local region of the universe is due to how EPR pairs become inaccessible across cosmological horizons, or e-foldings.

    The Black Hole War

  • The magazines 'foldings in the late' 70s left her deeply depressed -- she had no hobbies; work plugged all holes -- and, worse, pensionless.

    Sheila Weller: Life-Lessons From My Mother, The National Enquirer Scoop Artist

  • I do receive it, but forbear to unclose its foldings, greater pleasure first to enjoy

    Iphigenia in Tauris

  • For Oval Rolls – Petits Pains, Tire-Bouchons: Form like batards, but you will probably not have to lengthen them at all after the two foldings and sealings.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • A problem is that the generic inflation you get with this kind of bounce does not last long enough to give the 60 e-foldings people use to explain structure formation.

    Against Bounces


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