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

Synonyms for plication in the sense of this definition

(plication is a kind of ...) the act of folding

"he gave the napkins a double fold"

Definition 2: an angular or rounded shape made by folding - [noun denoting shape]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for plication in the sense of this definition

(plication is a kind of ...) a shape having one or more sharp angles

(... is a kind of plication ) any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape

(... is a kind of plication ) a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

(... is a kind of plication ) an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)

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