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Fold

Definition

[n] the act of folding; "he gave the napkins a double fold"
[n] a pen for sheep
[n] a folded part (as a fold of skin or muscle)
[n] a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
[n] an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "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"
[adj] (used in combination) multiplied by a specified number; "`fold' is a combing form in expressions like `a fiftyfold increase'"
[v] incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating; "Fold the egg whites into the batter"
[v] become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy"
[v] bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
[v] confine in a fold, like sheep
[v] intertwine; "fold one's hands, arms, or legs"
[v] cease to operate or cause to cease operating; "The owners decided to move and to close the factory"; "My business closes every night at 8 P.M."

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