Folding door
Folding Fold"ing, n. 1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication. [1913 Webster]

The lower foldings of the vest. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. (Agric.) The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Folding boat}, a portable boat made by stretching canvas, etc., over jointed framework, used in campaigning, and by tourists, etc. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster]

{Folding chair}, a chair which may be shut up compactly for carriage or stowage; a camp chair.

{Folding door}, one of two or more doors filling a single and hung upon hinges. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • folding door — n. a door with hinged leaves or accordion pleats that can be folded back …   English World dictionary

  • Folding door — A folding door is a type of door which opens by folding back in sections. They are usually to be found indoors. Folding doors were already known by the Romans as excavations in Pompeii have revealed.Also known as Accordion door or Accordion… …   Wikipedia

  • folding door — noun an interior door that opens by folding back in sections (rather than by swinging on hinges) • Syn: ↑accordion door • Hypernyms: ↑interior door …   Useful english dictionary

  • folding door — fold′ing door′ n. a door with hinged sections that can be folded flat against one another when opened • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • folding door — a door with hinged sections that can be folded flat against one another when opened. [1605 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • folding door — flexible door with accordion like folds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Folding — Fold ing, n. 1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication. [1913 Webster] The lower foldings of the vest. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agric.) The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Folding boat — Folding Fold ing, n. 1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication. [1913 Webster] The lower foldings of the vest. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agric.) The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Folding chair — Folding Fold ing, n. 1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication. [1913 Webster] The lower foldings of the vest. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agric.) The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • door — doorless, adj. /dawr, dohr/, n. 1. a movable, usually solid, barrier for opening and closing an entranceway, cupboard, cabinet, or the like, commonly turning on hinges or sliding in grooves. 2. a doorway: to go through the door. 3. the building,… …   Universalium

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