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folding, present participle; folded, past tense; folded, past participle; folds, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Shut (livestock) in a fold

  1. A pen or enclosure in a field where livestock, esp. sheep, can be kept

  2. A group or community, esp. when perceived as the locus of a particular set of aims and values
    • - he's performing a ritual to be accepted into the fold

  1. an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"
  2. bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
  3. incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating; "Fold the egg whites into the batter"
  4. congregation: a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
  5. a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock
  6. close up: cease to operate or cause to cease operating; "The owners decided to move and to close the factory"; "My business closes every night at 8 P.M."; "close up the shop"
  7. Fold was the debut release by Australian rock band Epicure. It was issued on 7 August 2000.
  8. The term fold is used in geology when one or a stack of originally flat and planar surfaces, such as sedimentary strata, are bent or curved as a result of plastic (that is, permanent) deformation. Synsedimentary folds are those due to slumping of sedimentary material before it is lithified. ...
  9. In functional programming, fold, also known variously as reduce, accumulate, compress or inject, is a family of higher-order functions that iterate an arbitrary function over a data structure in some order and build up a return value. ...
  10. In the game of poker, the play largely centers on the act of betting, and as such, a protocol has been developed to speed play, lessen confusion, and increase security while playing. ...
  11. Fold ' is a Unix command used for making a file (computing) with long lines more readable on a limited width terminal. Most Linux terminals have the default screen width of 80, and therefore reading files with long lines could get annoying. ...
  12. The Fold is a high energy rock-pop band from Chicago, Illinois. They have released two full length albums and one EP on Tooth & Nail Records, and an independent album in 2009. Reached #1 on the CHR Rock charts with the single "Gravity".
  13. The Earth; earth; to bend (any thin material, such as paper) over so that it comes in contact with itself; to make the proper arrangement (in a thin material) by bending; (informal) to fall over; to give way on a point or in an argument; To enclose within folded arms; (poker) To withdraw ...
  14. (FOLDED) Most vintage original movie posters prior to 1985 were issued folded. They came this way from the printer and it is NOT CONSIDERED A DEFECT!! The exceptions are Mylar one sheets and larger card stock posters which were issued rolled. If these are folded then it is a flaw. ...
  15. (FOLDED) bent upward parallel to midrib, keel-shaped.
  16. (Folded) Another Middle Eastern style of bead where by the layers of glass are folded over creating the patterned lumpy bead. Sometimes referred to as Torus.
  17. (Folded) As with the open-ended sandwich, this format uses only one slice of bread. This is then folded over on itself, without being cut, so that both top and bottom of the sandwich are joined along one edge.
  18. (Folding) The bending of layers of rock.
  19. (folding) A propeller having blades that fold up when not in use to reduce drag. Also see feathering and variable pitch propellers.
  20. (Folding) The process of blending egg-whites into a batter without stirring vigorously keeping it’s light foam properties.
  21. (Folding) A method used for mixing certain food items. It is done very gently and carefully by a lifting and dropping motion, without disturbing or dispersing the air incorporated in the mixture.
  22. (Folding) doubling up a sheet of paper so that one part lies on top of another. Folding stresses the paper fibers. To create a smooth, straight fold, heavy papers, like cover stocks and bristols, need to be scored before they’re folded. ...
  23. (Folding) The process of converting the flat printed sheet into a folded piece such as a brochure.
  24. (FOLDING) When you have a light, airy mixture (like meringue), and you need to blend it into a heavy mixture (let’s say cake batter), the technique you use is called folding. ...
  25. (Folding) Aliasing; applied to both velocity and range aliasing.