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Meaning of FOLDING

Pronunciation:  f'owlding

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of folding; "he gave the napkins a double fold"
 

FOLDING is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: fold
 
 See Also: change of shape, pleating, plication

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fold"ing\, n.
1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a
   doubling; a plication.

         The lower foldings of the vest.       --Addison.

2. (Agric.) The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land,
   etc.

{Folding boat}, a portable boat made by stretching canvas,
   etc., over jointed framework, used in campaigning, and by
   tourists, etc. --Ham. Nav. Encyc.

{Folding chair}, a chair which may be shut up compactly for
   carriage or stowage; a camp chair.

{Folding door}, one of two or more doors filling a single and
   hung upon hinges.

 

 

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