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Definition 1: the act of folding - [noun denoting act]

Samples where folding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave the napkins a double fold

Synonyms for folding in the sense of this definition

(folding is a kind of ...) an action that changes the shape of something

(... is a kind of folding ) the act of folding in parallel folds

Definition 2: the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape - [noun denoting process]

Samples where folding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code

Synonyms for folding in the sense of this definition

(folding is a kind of ...) a process occurring in living organisms

Definition 3: a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for folding in the sense of this definition

(folding is a kind of ...) (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified

Definition 4: capable of being folded up and stored - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where folding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a foldaway bed

Synonyms for folding in the sense of this definition

(folding is similar to ...) capable of collapsing or being collapsed

"a collapsible boat"

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