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folding - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'folding' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Folding [ n.]
- The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication.
- The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc.
2 . Folding [ p. pr. & vb. n.]
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Meaning of 'folding' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . folding [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the act of folding
Example in sentence:
  • he gave the napkins a double fold
Meaning (2):
- the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape
Example in sentence:
  • understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code
3 . folding [ s]
Meaning (3):
- capable of being folded up and stored
Example in sentence:
  • a foldaway bed