fold fold  /ˈfoʊld/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an angular or rounded shape made by folding
  2. (n) a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
  3. (n) a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock
  4. (n) a group of sheep or goats
  5. (n) a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
  6. (n) a pen for sheep
  7. (n) the act of folding
  8. (v) bend or lay so that one part covers the other
  9. (v) incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating
  10. (v) cease to operate or cause to cease operating
  11. (v) confine in a fold, like sheep
  12. (v) become folded or folded up

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Now he's tackling the hottest folding problem of the day: finding the rules that govern how protein molecules twist into the complex shapes that are key to their biological function.
  2. But marriage is down 30% since 1970, with the number of unmarried couples living together up 10-fold since 1960.
  3. Geometry takes center stage now that origami, no longer just a paper-folding pastime, is design's method of the moment.

News

  1. Larry the Answer Guy: Book's answer to "above the fold" is "below par"

    Answer to question about meaning of "above the fold" is less than enlightening.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Abilene Reporter-News

  2. Fold Your Tee Perfectly Every Time!

    Get the perfect fold every time with this super easy (and impressive!) tutorial. Watch on to learn how to save yourself a ton of time - and get a little street cred in the laundry room! On Allison: H&M, Zara .
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PopSugar

  3. How to Fix Bi-Fold Closet Doors with Mensch with a Wrench

    Bi-fold closet doors are one of the biggest annoyances in any home. In Chicago or the suburbs, an apartment or a mansion if you have bi-fold doors they have almost certainly broken at one time or another. In this segment, …
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WGN TV Chicago

Quotes

  1. "I took his best stuff for five sets and I thought I was going to get him to break or to fold," said Roddick, who berated the umpire, cracked his racket and fired a personal best 42 aces. "I thought if I kept it on him long enough that that...
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Andy Roddick Source: CNN

  2. UNITED NATIONS -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Sunday his government is working very hard on peace talks with the Taliban that would bring the insurgents and their supporters "back to the fold."
    on Sep 23, 2007 By: Hamid Karzai Source: Washington Post

  3. "We are pleased to have Kelenna back in the fold," said Chris Mullin, the Warriors' top basketball executive. "He's a young and talented player who has continued to improve during his two seasons with our team. His versatility, athleticism...
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Chris Mullin Source: USA Today

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