fold : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an angular or rounded shape made by folding
a fold in the napkin
- n a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
- n a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock
- n a group of sheep or goats
- n a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
- n a pen for sheep
- n the act of folding
he gave the napkins a double fold
- v bend or lay so that one part covers the other
fold up the newspaper
- v incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating
- v cease to operate or cause to cease operating
- v confine in a fold, like sheep
- v become folded or folded up
The bed folds in a jiffy
- 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.
- But marriage is down 30% since 1970, with the number of unmarried couples living together up 10-fold since 1960.
- Lots of commentary about the Congressional Democrats "folding" on important issues the past few days.
- Andy Roddick in CNN
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...
- Hamid Karzai in Washington Post
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."
- Chris Mullin in USA Today
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...