Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Folded up. J. Wilson, Lights and Shadows of Scottish Life.

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Examples

  • He pointed to the plan on his upfolded screen, and Dax leaned close to look at it.

    Proud Helios

  • But since that remote time the upfolded mountains had been worn to plains and hilly uplands, the remnants of whose uplifted erosion surfaces may now be traced along the western mountain slopes.

    The Elements of Geology

  • Where peneplains have been uplifted to great height and have since been well dissected, and where they have been upfolded and broken and uptilted, their recognition becomes more difficult.

    The Elements of Geology

  • A massive range was upfolded where the Wasatch Mountains now are, and various ranges of the Rockies in Colorado and other states were upridged.

    The Elements of Geology

  • Mountain ranges have been upfolded along the margins of continents.

    The Elements of Geology

  • In Figure 203, for example, the deformation which upfolded the range of mountains took place after the deposit of the series of strata a of which the mountains are composed, and before the deposit of the stratified rocks, which rest unconformably on a and have not shared their uplift.

    The Elements of Geology

  • These were later altered to hard slates by pressure and upfolded into mountains.

    The Elements of Geology

  • With wings upfolded high above their heads, and stern faces set, neither man nor beast, they looked out across the desert sand, watching, watching, watching!

    Dreams

  • Standing all with palms upfolded: "Peace and fortune thou wilt bring

    Hindu literature : Comprising The Book of good counsels, Nala and Damayanti, The Ramayana, and Sakoontala

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