Word of the Day
chicanery chicanery
/ʃɪ ˈkeɪ nə ri /

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  • fold fold  /ˈfoʊld/ ?  an angular or rounded shape made by folding

    fold meaning(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

    Synonym(s)

    fold 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.
  • fold up fold up  bend or lay so that one part covers the other
  • foldable foldable  capable of being folded up and stored
  • foldaway foldaway  capable of being folded up and stored
  • folder folder  /ˈfoʊl dər/ ?  a small book usually having a paper cover
  • folderal folderal  ornamental objects of no great value
  • folderol folderol  nonsensical talk or writing
  • folding folding  /ˈfoʊl dɪŋ/ ?  the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional…
  • folding chair folding chair  a chair that can be folded flat for storage
  • folding door folding door  an interior door that opens by folding back in sections (rather than by…
  • folding money folding money  currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed…
  • folding saw folding saw  a saw with a toothed blade that folds into a handle (the way a pocketknife…
  • foldout foldout  an oversize page that is folded in to a book or magazine
  • folia folia  a thin layer or stratum of (especially metamorphic) rock
  • foliaceous foliaceous  of or pertaining to or resembling the leaf of a plant
  • foliage foliage  /ˈfoʊ lɪdʒ/ ?  the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
  • foliaged foliaged  bearing numerous leaves
  • foliate foliate  /ˈfoʊ li ˌeɪt/ ?  hammer into thin flat foils
  • foliated foliated  ornamented with foliage or foils
  • foliation foliation  /ˌfoʊ li ˈeɪ ʃən/ ?  (botany) the process of forming leaves
  • folic acid folic acid  a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction
  • folie folie  (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than…
  • folie a deux folie a deux  the simultaneous occurrence of symptoms of a mental disorder (as delusions)…
  • folio folio  /ˈfəʊ lɪ əʊ/ ?  the system of numbering pages
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