from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In geology, the process which results in an overturned fold.
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The big problem my students have with soufflés is, first, overbeating the egg whites—it is hard to overheat them in a copper bowl—and then overfolding.
He had burst through the half-troop guarding the upper end of the defile, had left them red and reeling to count their dead, and the overfolding hill-spurs swallowed him.
His eyes were very small and nearly hidden by the overfolding wrinkles about them.
It produces rapid global movement of continental platforms and rapid subduction, obduction, overfolding thin lithosphere platforms.