Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In geology, the process which results in an overturned fold.

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Examples

  • 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.

    THE TANTE MARIE’S COOKING SCHOOL COOKBOOK

  • 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.

    Rung Ho

  • His eyes were very small and nearly hidden by the overfolding wrinkles about them.

    The Mystery of the Steel Disc

  • It produces rapid global movement of continental platforms and rapid subduction, obduction, overfolding thin lithosphere platforms.

    California Literary Review

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